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JJ 14 Epinephrine in Cardiac Arrest

Emergency Medicine Cases

Does epinephrine improve the chances of return of spontaneous circulation at the expense of the brain? In other words, while we know that epinephrine doubles rates of ROSC in all comers in cardiac arrest, there’s never been robust evidence for long term improvements in neurologic functional outcomes.

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Clinical Conundrums: How Long Should We Monitor After Giving IM Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis?

REBEL EM

How Long Should We Monitor After Giving IM Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis? Bottom Line Up Top: After prompt recognition and appropriate treatment with IM epinephrine, the risk of biphasic reactions are exceedingly low. At the time of discharge, appropriate patient education and prescriptions for IM epinephrine are essential.

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Neonatal Resuscitation Rapid Review Video Part 2 – Chest Compressions, Epinephrine, Algorithm Pearls and Pitfalls

Emergency Medicine Cases

Nick Clarridge runs through the NRP algorithm and delivers the nuggets of wisdom on when and how best to perform chest compressions, give epinephrine and pearls and pitfalls of the algorithm.

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Ep 193 The Crashing Asthmatic – Recognition and Management of Life Threatening Asthma

Emergency Medicine Cases

What are the best options for dosing and administering magnesium sulphate, epinephrine, fentanyl and ketamine in the management of the crashing asthmatic? We answer such questions as: what are the key elements in recognition of threatening asthma? What are the most time-sensitive interventions required to break the vicious cycle of asthma?

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A "Stick-y" Situation: Treatment of Epinephrine Autoinjector-Induced Digital Ischemia

University of Maryland Department of Emergency Med

1,2 Epinephrine autoinjector. Background: It is estimated that nearly 6% of U.S. adults and children report having a food allergy.1,2 Click to view the rest

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Episode 188: Vasopressors

Core EM

Consider these medications if there are signs of end-organ dysfunction, there is a considerable delta in baseline BP, systolic is less than 90 and/or MAP is less than 65 Norepinephrine is a good pressor for a lot of the situations that we encounter in the emergency department, such as septic shock, undifferentiated shock and hypovolemic shock.

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EMCrit Wee – A New Way to Draw Up Push-Dose Epinephrine from Sam Ghali – Commentary Needed

EMCrit Project

Is there an easier way to mix up push-dose epinephrine that is still as safe? EMCrit Project by Scott Weingart, MD FCCM.