Week in Review: Mar 19th - 24th
Very wide and veried differential.
Certainly includes street drugs, but also things like Serotonin Syndrome
We recently coverd Thyroid Storm, or more rare causes like Malignant Hyperthermia
Early airway support, attaempt to move uterus off IVC to improve venous return
Ddx: Bleeding (Uterine Rupture / Placenta Aburption), Embolism (PE/Air), HELLP/Eclampsia
Opoids a topic of much controversy recently but still needed to managed acute pain in certain situations.
Remeber to titrate your dose, start low and repeat until desired effect is achieved
Try to avoid starting with hydromorphone as it has a higher rate of Euphoria
Is a mothball a dangerous ingestion? What is Napthalene?
Does it change if the patient has G6PD?
AMS and ataxia, what's the diagnosis and treatment?