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Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP)

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

Bronchiolitis

The following is a point-of-care summary of the October, 2019 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice journal issue titled Acute Bronchiolitis:…

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD/STI)

The following is a point-of-care summary of the April, 2019 Emergency Medicine Practice journal issue titled…

Vasopressor Dosing

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

HIV PEP – Non-occupational

Preferred Regimen For Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Raltegravir 400mg PO Twice Daily (Isentress®; RAL) Plus Truvada™,1 PO…

HIV PrEP – Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) has been recommended by the CDC since 2014 as one option for prevention…

HIV PEP – Occupational

HIV Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Regimen:   Raltegravir 400mg PO Twice Daily (Isentress®; RAL) Plus Truvada™,1 PO…

Pediatric Fever Protocols

There have been several attempts at building protocols for pediatric fever in order to determine what…

Varicella & Pregnancy

Treatment in pregnancy: Chicken Pox Infection Immunized or Hx of past infection: exposure: nothing to do.…