Vasopressors and Inotropes for Shock Syndromes: Review

Overview Vasopressors and inotropes are cornerstones in the management of shock syndromes. Understanding vasopressors' receptor activity and resultant pharmacological response enables clinicians to select the ideal vasopressor(s) for a patient suffering from shock. The following table outlines common vasopressors/inotropes and their general receptor activity profiles.1,2 Drug Dose α1 ß1 ß2 DA V1 V2 cAMP Norepinephrine [... read more]

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JC: Intranasal Ketamine vs. Fentanyl for kids. St. Emlyn’s

St.Emlyn's - Emergency Medicine #FOAMed

Here in Virchester we place great emphasis on relieving suffering in our patients. Part of doing that involves reducing the pain many of our patients experience. This seems particulaly important in our paediatric population where relief of pain as soon...
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@BoldCityEM #EMConf 2/8/2018

Welcome to our weekly summary of the #EMConf Twitter feed for our conference didactics @BoldCityEM!

This week we covered topics including hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, pediatric asthma, and vascular access. Check out the tweets below for some great FOAM content!

Jay Khadpe on Twitter

Review of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy by @WikEM_org https://t.co/t1PEyDSnox @BoldCityEM #EMConf #FOAMed

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Pediatric Asthma Management by @EMCases https://t.co/eKviUXKBY3 @BoldCityEM #EMConf #FOAMed

Jay Khadpe on Twitter

How to place an “Easy” IJ (peripheral IV placed in the internal jugular vein) by @JessMasonMD https://t.co/vwGv2Bngj2 @BoldCityEM #EMConf #FOAMed

Jay Khadpe on Twitter

Proximal Humerus Intraosseous Needle Insertion: https://t.co/UrXctOfQCh @BoldCityEM #EMConf #FOAMed

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