Category: Defibrillation

Joules Setting

Question:

When dealing with a patient that has been Cardioverted with an LP15 at max setting (360j), or any setting above 200J, and the patient goes VSA, do you defibrillate starting at 200j or at your previously successful cardioversion setting?



Answer:

We suggest that you continue at your highest successful setting.

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