• Question: In the previous cardiac ischemia medical directive it said that if the patients symptoms resolved after the administration of nitro and then returned that you could administer another 6 sprays of nitro. I was wondering if this was still the case.

    Published On: March 28, 2012
  • Question: In regard to the new Acute Pulmonary Edema protocol and the confusion surrounding it. Are we really giving 0.6 to 0.8 mg of Nitroglycerin SL to a patient with no IV and an Hx of use and a SBP of >140 mmHg?

    Published On: February 15, 2012
  • Question: Nitro Protocol for CHF the new protocol diagram says… Consider nitroglycerin: ‰¥140 mmHg, IV or Hx 0.6 or 0.8 mg. I have been told the diagram is wrong and I cannot double dose unless I have an IV regardless of history. If this true can you fix the diagram and issue a clear concise overview of this protocol?

    Published On: January 19, 2012