A Week in Review: May 1st - 6th
Priorities of Managment: Antibiotics Vanc + Cefepime or Vanc + Cefazidime
Anticonvulsants = Phenytoin to decrease seizures
Read more about this Headline Study published in CHEST
Intervention = Vit C 1.5mg q6Hrs + B12 200mg q12Hrs + Hydrocortisone 50mg q 6Hrs
Mortality in Control = 40.4%, Mortality in Intervention = 8.5%
Link to Article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27940189
What's the data for using TXA for nosebleeds? Check out this review of 2 trials looking at it.
Check out this quick summary of the physiology (and interventions) at play causing Acute Pulmonary Edema
*** Remember up to 50% of these patients might be intravascularlly deplete, hold off on Furosemide early***
How much do you know about SBP?