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Push Dose Phenylephrine

Mixing Draw 1 ml (10mg) from a phenylephrine 10 mg/ ml vial Inject into 100 cc…

Push Dose Epinephrine

Mixing: Empty 1 cc from a 10 cc flush Draw up 1 cc from code cart…

Sodium Bicarbonate Drip

Reasons for needing a sodium bicarbonate (bicarb) drip are discussed in excellent posts by Pulm Crit…

Home Oxygen

I know a lot of EDs are starting protocols to discharge patients on home oxygen due…

Dialyzable Drugs

The ability of dialysis to remove a toxin is based on: Molecular weight (size) Protein binding…

Insulin Comparison Chart

References: Epocrates Online “Insulin Comparison” Link American Diabetes Association. Insulin Basics. April 7, 2014. American Diabetes…

Vasopressor Dosing

Epinephrine: Alpha 1+2, Beta 1+2 receptor agonist Increases  inotropy (contraction) and chronotropy (heart rate) Infusion 0.1-1…

Benzodiazepine Equivalence

Intermediate Acting:    Alprazolam (Xanax) 0.5 mg OP Peak: 1-2 hrs Half-life: 6-12hrs Use: anxiolytic Lorazepam…

Breastfeeding and Medications

General Rule Of Thumb: If the mediation can be safely prescribed to an infant, then there…

Glascow Coma Scale – Pediatric (pGCS)

For use in children age <2. If Child over 2 years old, standard GCS has been shown…