A male client arriving in the emergency department is receiving cardiopulmonary resuscitation from paramedics who are giving ventilations through an endotracheal (ET) tube that they placed in the client’s home. During a pause in compressions, the cardiac monitor shows narrow QRS complexes and a heart rate of beats/minute with a palpable pulse. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first?

A Start an L.V. line and administer amiodarone (Cordarone), 300 mg L.V. over 10 minutes.
B Check endotracheal tube placement.
C Obtain an arterial blood gas (ABG) sample.
D Administer atropine, 1 mg L.V



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