Medication Pearls for Atrial Fibrillation Management in the ED

Today’s pearl highlights 5 main points related to the treatment of atrial fibrillation.

Should you give a beta blocker or a calcium channel blocker? What dose should you use?
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Use of IV Iodinated Contrast Media in Patients with Preexisting Renal Disease

Today’s pearl reviews some of the literature and recommendations regarding the use of iodinated contrast in patients with kidney disease

Will it cause an acute-on-chronic injury? Is it safe?
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Importance of Boluses with Rate Changes for Opioid & Benzodiazepine Infusions

Today’s pearl provides some advice on how to properly increase sedative rates for intubated patients

Why do boluses matter?
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