First Things First (assess for & treat the following)
- Does pt have any electrolyte abnormalities that require immediate attention?
- Serum Na < 120 or >150 mEq/L
- K < 2.5 or >6.0 mEq/L
- pH < 7.1
- Does pt have evidence of shock?
- Severe hypovolemia or CHF (volume overload)
- Does pt have a “new” pericardial rub, ECG changes or evidence of cardiac tamponade?
- Is pt acutely encephalopathic or actively seizing?
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