IV olanzapine sedation update

The potential role for IV olanzapine was examined in a post last year. The following conclusions were reached: IV olanzapine appears to be safe. IV olanzapine has equal potency compared to IV droperidol and about twice the potency of IV haloperidol. Olanzapine doesn’t affect QT interval or cause torsade de pointes. Two articles were just… viaContinue reading “IV olanzapine sedation update”

Is Ketofol the milk of human kindness for procedural sedation. St.Emlyn’s

St.Emlyn’s – Meducation in Virchester #FOAMed Another fine day in Virchester and another marvellous weekly Journal Club discussing Ketofol. I was unable to attend our traditional meeting (which ended a few minutes ago) as I was visiting my parents but I guess the beauty of #FOAMed is that you actually do not have to physically…Continue reading “Is Ketofol the milk of human kindness for procedural sedation. St.Emlyn’s”

Paediatric Pain and Sedation – Tips to Change Your Practice from #EuSEM15

Blog post version of Natalie May’s talk from #EuSEM15 on paediatric pain and sedation in the emergency department with tips to change your practice. Source: Paediatric Pain and Sedation – Tips to Change Your Practice from #EuSEM15

A prospective observational study of ketamine for sedation of acutely agitated emergency department patients

#SAEM15 poster of ketamine for sedation of agitated ED patients. faster with similar side effects. @ketaminh @emcrit pic.twitter.com/30ySp4Wewt — jeff riddell (@Jeff__Riddell) May 20, 2015

PHARM Podcast 116 : Droperidol, Ketamine, Surviving Sedation & ECMO with Dr Michael Downes

@DocOnSkis @poped01 @acemonline underlying aetiology of DORM II cases http://t.co/T4NOsbnRgM pic.twitter.com/ekRGDuTnnQ — Michael Downes (@ToxTalks) April 28, 2015