Category: Neurology

FOAM of the Week – Intracranial Hemorrhage, Benzo Equivalents, Calcium Channel and Beta Blocker Toxicity

Some great FOAM stuff related to this week’s topics: Evidence behind BP reduction after ICH: Benzo Equivalent dosing calculator: Calcium Channel and Beta Blocker Toxicity review podcast (peds focused, but generalizable):

FOAM of the Week – Drug-Induced Seizures, Iron Toxicity, Serotonin Syndrome and NMS

Back from the holidays with some great tox subjects: New onset or refractory seizures?  Think tox!  Check out this review of toxicologic causes of seizures from LITFL: Review of iron toxicity from ALIEM: Overview of Serotonin syndrome and NMS from EmDocs:

FOAM of the Week – EtCO2 in Cardiac Arrest, PCP Pneumonia, Guillain Barre, Lactate Clearance

As always, some great FOAM topics from this week’s lectures. Expand your knowledge… Learn how to use End Tidal CO2 to improve your cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Summary and various radiographic findings of PCP pneumonia: A great summary of Guillain Barre from EMRAP: Thoughts from Weingart on lactate clearance:

FOAM of the Week – Status Epilepticus, EMTALA

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving and ate tons of turkey. Here’s a few things from lecture this week: A podcast discussion on Status Epilepticus from EMCrit: Or, if you prefer, a written summary from First10EM: A good overview of some things you need to know about EMTALA from EMRap earlier this year. Remember, most …

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