Tag: cardiac arrest
Episode 68- “Back to the Future?”: Vasopressin + steroids during cardiac arrest
This week, we review a meta-analysis that may make you rethink the contents of your code carts...
Episode 38- ECMO for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: Is this the future?
This week, we review our medical group's experiences with using ECMO for refractory out-of-hospital cardiac arrests. Is this the future?
Episode 35- An expert talks: PALS
In part 2 of the cardiac arrest series, Dr. Rebecca Gragg, an ER pharmacist at a pediatric trauma center, discusses some key points from the 2020 PALS guidelines.
Episode 34- Adult ACLS: Updated recommendations and clinical pearls
In part 1 of the cardiac arrest series, we review some key recommendations and clinical pearls from the adult 2020 BLS and ACLS guidelines.
Episode 33- Shock through the heart: Is two better than one?
What is dual/double defibrillation? How does it work? Does it improve outcomes? Find out this week!
Episode 30- How fast can we give IV magnesium?
The rate of IV magnesium administration depends on the particular indication, dose, and patient-specific factors. Tune in for more details.
Episode 21- Esmolol in refractory VF arrest
This week we review a meta-analysis that looked at the use of esmolol in patients in refractory VF/pVT arrest. Will this change your practice?
Episode 13- “Clot Busters:” Part 2: Cardiac arrest
In Part 2 of 2 of our "Mini Grand Rounds" series, we discuss the use of thrombolytics in the setting of cardiac arrest and wrap it up with our final recommendations.