Ceftriaxone

(Rocephin)

GCEMS Protocol:

 

  • Sepsis
  • Open Fractures

 

Indications:

 

  • SIRS criteria x 2 and known or suspected pulmonary source of infection

 

Contraindications:

 

  • Allergy to Ceftriaxone, penicillin or their derivative

 

Adult:

 

  • Sepsis

 

    • 1 G mixed in 50 mL of NS infused IV/IO over 20 minutes

 

  • Open Fractures

 

    • 2 G mixed in 50 mL of NS infused IV/IO over 10 minutes

 

Peds:

  • Not approved