Atrial fibrillation - the old debate of rate versus rhythm rages on but there are fundamental aspects that all EM pharmacists must know. - Art credit: "Autumn Rhythm" Jackson Pollock
Zahra Nasrazadani, PharmD, BCPS Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist Salina Regional Health Center A few months ago, Kristina Kipp wrote her inaugural EMCrit article enumerating her (extremely justified) concerns with the data we had available at the time regarding andexanet alfa…or should I say “coagulation factor Xa (recombinant), inactivated-zhzo”(1)? Since then—and in a somewhat perverse order of operations—the drug has been rolled out in a second-generation release and later, the New England Journal of Medicine published [...]
If you go to any medication aisle of a store, you can find a wide selection of medications for pediatric patients. Everything from analgesics, cough and cold medications, and agents for gastrointestinal relief. Being a new parent myself, in learning the many ins and outs of infanthood, I did notice something that struck me as rather interesting, perhaps because of my background as an emergency medicine pharmacist, that called my attention. On most over-the-counter medications [...]
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Howdy y'all! As part of our continued partnership with High-Yield Med Reviews, I'm excited to share with you a huge give-away! I'm offering two FREE packages for the NAPLEX or the BCCCP exams. Here's the catch: you have to write a post for the blog. The post could be about anything relevant to pharmacy (not just EM), and could be any length (one paragraph to a ten thousand word rant). For each package, the post with [...]
EM PharmD Core management of DKA and HHS. Focusing on the fundamentals and pharmacology