Hypothermia Cardiac Arrest

Indications: Cardiac arrest secondary to severe hypothermia.

AED Defibrillation: If ≥ 30 days of age deliver 1 shock only (energy preset by BHP).

Manual Defibrillation: If ≥ 30 days of age and < 8 years of age deliver 1 shock (2J/kg) only with pediatric attenuator cables if available. If ≥ 8 years of age deliver 1 shock only (preset by BHP), for patients found to be in VFib or VTach.