What is the drug of choice used during advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) of an adult?
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IV or intraosseous epinephrine is the drug of choice used during advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) of an adult.
A 1:10,000 solution of epinephrine is used.
During a resuscitation effort, the recommended dose of IV epinephrine is 0.5 mg (5 mL) every 5 minutes.
Medications should be flushed with 20 mL of fluid after administration and the extremity should be elevated for 10 to 20 seconds.
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