Episode 10- Alteplase door-to-needle times and long-term outcomes
Join us for a quick review on a recently-published study describing the association between alteplase door-to-needle times and long-term patient outcomes in the setting of ischemic stroke.
Episode 9- Carbapenem-resistant but cephalosporin-sensitive pseudomonas
This week, we discuss a strange and rare pseudomonas phenotype. Find out why these strains are resistant to carbapenems but usually not other antibiotics.
Episode 8- Is glucagon effective for relieving esophageal foreign bodies/food impactions?
In this week's episode, we discuss a recently-published meta-analysis and summarize a couple of guidelines that discuss the management of esophageal foreign bodies/ food boluses.
Episode 6- Can we use corticosteroids to reduce reintubation rates?
In this episode, we discuss the use of prophylactic corticosteroids for patients at high risk of reintubation.
Episode 5- Subcutaneous neostigmine to treat Ogilvie’s Syndrome
In this episode, we look into the pharmacological treatment of Ogilvie's Syndrome using subcutaneous neostigmine.
Episode 4- Guidelines on the acute treatment of cerebral edema
In this episode, we discuss hypertonic saline solutions and mannitol for the treatment of cerebral edema in a variety of clinical settings.
Episode 3- “Vitamin D”: Droperidol for agitation in the ER
In this episode, we discuss the use of droperidol for the treatment of agitation in the ER setting.
Episode 2- Can we give levetiracetam as an IV push?
Join us this week as we discuss whether or not levetiracetam (Keppra) can be given as an undiluted push, straight out of the vial.
Episode 1- Introduction to ER-Rx: An ER + ICU podcast
A brief introduction to our podcast and our host. Please check out our website (ERRxpodcast.com) and subscribe to our channel!