An emergency doctor friend of mine has a great lecture called “It Depends…” He says that for many EMS patient care questions he is asked, the answer is “It depends…:” But there are other questions, he points out, where it does not depend.
Every time I need Narcan, I am so used to giving it IM, I never remember we can now give to give it IN. But this time I do remember and quickly attach an atomizer to the end of the prefilled 2 mg syringe.
My # 4 greatest treatment change in the last twenty years is CPAP. Here is what I wrote shortly after using it the first time back in 2007: CPAP This morning we had a call for a 70 year old man with dsypnea and found him guppy-breathing with a BP of 210/100, HR – 144, […]