EMERGENCY MEDICINE

Venous thromboembolism (VTE)

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This chapter will review the pharmacotherapy for prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism according to the American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on antithrombotic therapy and prevention…

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Rapid sequence induction

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This chapter will review the pharmacotherapy for management of rapid sequence induction outside the operating room according to expert opinion. Introduction Rapid sequence induction is the administration of an induction…

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Fluids and electrolyte disorders

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This chapter will review the pharmacotherapy for management of fluid and electrolyte disorders according to The Society for Endocrinology Endocrine Emergency Guidance and other expert panel. General overview ( tables…

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Drug-induced hyperthermia

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This chapter will review the pharmacotherapy for management of drug-induced hyperthermia according to the expert opinion. Malignant hyperthermia (MH) , , 5 Definition A genetic disorder characterized by excessive release…

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Anaphylaxis

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This chapter will review the practice guideline on anaphylaxis by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Introduction Anaphylaxis is…

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Acute alcohol and drug poisoning

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This chapter will review the pharmacotherapy for management of acute alcohol and drug poisoning according to the current practice guidelines by The American Academy of Clinical Toxicology and other expert…

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Status epilepticus

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This chapter will review recommendations from the 2012 Neurocritical Care Society and 2016 American Epilepsy Society Guidelines. Definition Status epilepticus is defined as 5 min of continuous seizures, or two…

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