Test Your Knowledge: Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in the ED

Procedural sedation is a common procedure performed in the emergency department and is a fundamental skill…

Procedural Sedation Medications

The June issue of Emergency Medicine Practice is on the topic of Procedural Sedation and Analgesia…

Test Your Knowledge: Ultrasound-Guided Pediatric Nerve Blocks in the ED

Analgesia in pediatric patients is critical for minimizing discomfort and maximizing satisfaction for both the patients…

What’s Your Diagnosis? Ultrasound-Guided Pediatric Nerve Blocks in the ED

Welcome to this month’s What’s Your Diagnosis Challenge! But before we begin, check to see if…

Sodium Bicarbonate Drip

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

Push Dose Epinephrine

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

Push Dose Phenylephrine

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

Penicillin Cephalosporin Cross-Reactivity

According to the CDC: Approximately 10% of all U.S. patients report having an allergic reaction to…

Benzodiazepine Oral Equivalence

Hypnotics are used to induce sleep There is considerable variability in the reported ranges for peak…