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Droperidol for Agitation in the ED - Part 2
This is our second in a 3 part series looking at the evidence for the safety and efficacy of droperidol for acute agitation in the ED. In this episode, Dr. Shawn Hassani leads us in a discussion of an article by Taylor et al which was a randomized trial of droperidol vs droperidol + midazolam vs olanzapine.
Droperidol for Agitation - Part 1
This is part 1 of our 3 part series recapping our most recent journal club. In this podcast, Dr Jeff Hill leads a discussion of a paper by Calver et al which was a multicenter prospective trial looking at the safety and efficacy of droperidol for acutely agitated patients in the ED
Hold the Bicarb?
This is the final of 3 podcasts recapping our most recent journal club. In this podcast Dr. Olivia Urbanowicz walks us through a meta-analysis by Wu et al published in the Journal of Emergency Medicine in 2020. We tackle the question as to whether or not there is evidence that supports the routine use of sodium bicarbonate in patients with cardiac arrest.
Clear! A Change in Paradigm for Defibrillation?
In this, our second podcast recapping our most recent journal club, Dr. Colleen Laurence summarizes a recent pilot study by Cheskes et al looking at standard defibrillation vs vector change defibrillation vs dual sequence defibrillation. Could we be on the verge of a significant practice change in how we deliver defibrillation to patients with refractory V Fib/Tac?
Beta Blockers for Refractory V Fib/Tac
This is our first of 3 podcasts recapping our most recent journal club. In this podcast, Dr. Sarah Wolochatiuk summarizes the meta-analysis by Gottlieb et al entitled "Beta-blockade for the treatment of cardiac arrest due to ventricular fibrillation or pulseless ventricular tachycardia: A systematic review and meta-analysis" published in Resuscitation in 2019.
Trio of Trauma - Journal Club Recap
We cover a trio of papers related to the care of the trauma patient - should we be adding some vasopressin in patients needing >6 units of blood? Is VL really superior to DL in trauma patients? Should we stop wasting time of IVs and just grab the IO drill?
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