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Double Sequential External Defibrillation

Double Sequential External Defibrillation was successfully used in a pilot study by Cheskes, et al. and…

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…

Postpartum Hemorrhage

The following is a summary of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) bulletin on…

Home Oxygen

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

Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP)

Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP) is calculated as: 1/3 Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP) + 2/3 Diastolic Blood…

E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use–Associated Lung Injury (EVALI)

The CDC has published interim guidelines for healthcare professionals evaluating suspected cases of e-cigarette, or vaping,…

Cerumen (Earwax) Impaction

Docusate sodium (Colace) liquid was superior to triethanolamine polypeptide (Cerumenex) in removing ear wax, according to…

Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

The following is a point-of-care summary of the October, 2019 Emergency Medicine Practice journal issue titled Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus:…