Category Archives: Pharmacology

  1. Bicarbonate in cardiac arrest

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    December 5, 2017 by Casey Carr

    By: Casey Carr The Background The routine use of sodium bicarbonate during cardiac arrest and respiratory acidemia has been increasingly …
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  2. Seizures and Benzodiazepines

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    September 14, 2017 by jtreb

    By: Matthew Yacobucci, PharmD, PGY1 Pharmacy Resident Benzodiazepines (BZDs) are one of the most commonly prescribed pharmacologic agents in the …
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  3. Don’t Be Thrown for a Loop: Know Your Diuretics!

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    August 10, 2017 by Casey Carr

    By: Ben Iredell, PharmD Commonly used in the ED setting, loop diuretics are versatile medications, and are used for a …
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  4. Transitioning Off Insulin Infusions in Patients with DKA

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    July 11, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: David Choi, PharmD Take Away: When discontinuing the insulin infusion in your DKA patient, schedule the subcutaneous long acting …
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  5. Naloxone Part 1: The Basics of Naloxone for Opioid Reversal

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    October 13, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Anthony J. Busti, MD, PharmD, FNLA, FAHA and Linda Regan MD, FACEP, FAAEM Note:  Both parts of this topic are …
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  6. What’s the Evidence? Corticosteroids for Migraine

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    September 17, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By Casey Carr, MD Summary: Evidence suggests that corticosteroids, specifically dexamethasone, is not an effective drug for migraine termination. However, …
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  7. Medical Minute Recap: Antifungals

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    September 1, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Shaughn Keating, MD True Pathogenic Fungi- Usually need high index of suspicion and travel to endemic area +/- BAL …
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