Medication 7-200 - Epinephrine (Adrenalin)

Polk, Hickory, Cedar, & St Clair EMS Protocols


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Change Log:

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Description of change
10/06/13pdfAdded medication should be protected from light.
10/06/13pdfAdded medication should be protected from light.
12/20/13Added EMT scope of practice statement.
07/23/19pdfAdded contraindication of severe hypertension. Moved diabetes from contraindication to precaution with note to monitor blood sugar.
07/23/19Added this section on push-dose Epi for reference only if orders from medical control.
08/27/19pdfModified mixing instructions from 10 ml saline flush to 100 ml saline bag to more accurately describe the process with equipment available on the ambulance.
12/03/19Added comment to NOT connect bag directly to a patient per Dr. Cauchi.
05/09/20pdfAdded content (without substantive modification) from old Protocol 7-200 - Epinephrine 1:10,000.
05/09/20pdfAdded content (without substantive modification) from old Protocol 7-205 - Epinephrine 1:100,000.
05/09/20pdfdded content (without substantive modification) from old Protocol 7-190 - Epinephrine 1:1,000.
06/11/21pdfMoved to emsprotocols.online

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