SCCM VCCR Podcast: Acetaminophen Toxicity and the Rumack-Matthew Nomogram

I recently had the opportunity of recording a podcast episode for the Virtual Critical Care Rounds (VCCR) of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) with Sean Kane, PharmD, BCPS (@ClinCalc). We discussed the nuances of acetaminophen toxicity and practical application of the Rumack-Matthew nomogram in the clinical setting. You can find the link to… Read More

Safety of Ondansetron in Pregnancy

Introduction Nausea and vomiting is a common ailment in pregnancy affecting approximately 70 to 80% of all pregnant women. (1) Ondansetron, a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist, is commonly used to treat nausea and vomiting of varying etiologies including hyperemesis gravidarum. (2) Recently the safety of ondansetron in pregnancy has been called into question. Concern for fetal… Read More

SCCM VCCR Podcast – ACEi Angioedema Plus Sacubitril and DPP-IV inhibitors

I had the chance to talk with Sean P. Kane, PharmD, BCPS about angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor-induced angioedema. And it was recorded!As part of the SCCM VCCR podcast, this episode we spoke about a variety of treatment approaches for ACE inhibitor-induced angioedema are discussed, including fresh frozen plasma, ecallantide, icatibant, and conventional therapies for undifferentiated… Read More