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Report: Boom in Overdose-Reversing Drug Tied to Fewer Drug Deaths

This July 3, 2018 file photo shows a Narcan nasal device which delivers naloxone in the Brooklyn borough of New York. On Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, health officials reported that prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time [...]

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Succinylcholine or Rocuronium for RSI?

There has been much debate over which type of neuromuscular blockade should be used to paralyze patients during RSI. A recent JEMS article compares and contrasts two of the more popular drugs used for RSI.

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Prehospital cricothyrotomies in a helicopter emergency medical service: analysis of 19,382 dispatches

Creating a patent airway by cricothyrotomy is the ultimate maneuver to allow oxygenation (and ventilation) of the patient. Given the rarity of airway management catastrophes necessitating cricothyrotomy, sufficiently sized prospective randomized trials are difficult to perform. Our Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) documents all cases electronically, allowing a retrospective analysis of a larger database for all cases of prehospital cricothyrotomy.

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