EMU Monthly – July 2006

1) A couple of sedation tips. We have reviewed the articles that recommend a lower dose of succinylcholine-classic teaching uses 1mg/kg but indeed 0.6mg/kg works well with less side effects. This study did however say it works for a shorter time. (BJA Nov 05) The advantage of this drug for those who do not use […]

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EMU Monthly – June 2006

1) This is one of these articles that you have to speak to your people to make a final decsion. There was a study in the American Journal of Gastroenterology (Nov 05) which said that emergent colonoscopy after an abbreviated colon cleansing in the emergency department showed similar mortality, ICU stay, hospital stay , recurrent […]

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