# Ch. 39 - Responding to the Field Code

You are providing care for a 59 y/o male patient in cardiac arrest. The success of your resuscitation efforts is dependent primarily on:
A) the early arrival of ALS
B) effective ventilation and advanced airway management
C) high-quality, uninterrupted CPR
D) rapid transport to the hospital
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You are providing care to a 62 y/o male found in cardiac arrest in his residence. The scene is safe. Based on this information, your first action should be to:
A) attach your defibrillator and analyze the rhythm
B) perform more assessment to determine the cause of the cardiac arrest
C) perform 2 minutes of CPR
D) perform CPR only long enough to attach the defibrillator
You are providing care for a 49 y/o female in cardiac arrest. The monitor shows a sinus tachycardia at a rate of 112 bpm, but there is no pulse. High-quality CPR is in progress. Based on this information, the priority of management should be to:
A) continue CPR and transport the patient
B) consider potential causes and manage them appropriately
C) focus on effective airway management and intubate the patient
D) administer the appropriate drug therapy