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At the Intersection of Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy, & Toxicology Education
Lecture Handouts & Recordings
COVID-Related Intubation Medication Management
Steroid Use for Asthma During COVID
Today’s pearl addresses the use of inhaled and systemic steroids in patients with COVID-19
Should they be held? Are they safe to continue?
“Steroid Use for Asthma During COVID”
Sedation Guidance for Intubated COVID Patients
Today’s pearl provides some advice to more safely and efficiently intubate and sedate COVID patients.
Should they be treated differently than other intubations?
“Sedation Guidance for Intubated COVID Patients”
ACE-Inhibitors and ARBs during COVID-19
Today’s pearl is about the use of ACE-Is and ARBs in patients with COVID-19
Should they be continued?
“ACE-Inhibitors and ARBs during COVID-19”
NSAIDs in COVID-19
Today’s pearl provides some insight and updates regarding the use of NSAIDs in patients infected with COVID-19.
What should be used for fever?
“NSAIDs in COVID-19”
Ceftriaxone and Lactated Ringer Compatibility
Today’s pearl addresses the safety of ceftriaxone administration in a patient also ordered for lactated ringers.
Will this precipitate any problems?
“Ceftriaxone and Lactated Ringer Compatibility”
Extracorporeal Treatment for Metformin Poisoning
Today’s pearl highlights an excellent resource for managing poisoned patients.
Is metformin dialyzable?
“Extracorporeal Treatment for Metformin Poisoning”
IV Ondansetron in the First Trimester of Pregnancy
Today’s pearl is an update on the use of ondansetron in pregnant patients.
What to do when first line agents aren’t effective?
“IV Ondansetron in the First Trimester of Pregnancy”
Management of Bleeding Complications after IV Alteplase
Today’s pearl describes potential treatment options for patients that develop an intracranial hemorrhage following the administration of IV alteplase (tPA).
A difficult situation with no great options.
“Management of Bleeding Complications after IV Alteplase”
Onset of IM Medications for Severe Agitation
Today’s pearl focuses on how fast we should expect intramuscular (IM) medications to start working in a patient with severe agitation.
When soon is not soon enough.
“Onset of IM Medications for Severe Agitation”
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