Emergency Temporary Pacing Wire Insertion

Emergency Temporary Pacing Wire Insertion

TEICOPLANIN iv every 12 hours for 4 doses then once daily.

Dose:

<50kg: 600mg
50-74kg: 800mg
75-100kg: 1000mg 
>100kg: 1200mg

plus

GENTAMICIN 3mg/kg IV single dose only 
(up to a maximum of 300mg or 180mg if CrCl<21)

Continue antibiotics until the temporary device is replaced with a permanent cardiac rhythm management device. 

Last reviewed 24/04/15 

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(GHNHSFT intranet)