Lessons

A collection of random things I’ve learned through my training

  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulator

    The peripheral nerve stimulator can deliver different types of stimuli to elicit an assessment of the depth of neuromuscular blockade.…

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  • Ceftaroline

    Ceftaroline (Teflaro) is a fifth generation intravenous cephalosporin used to treat community acquired pneumonia (CAP) and acute skin structure infections.…

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  • Hydrocortisone

    Hydrocortisone (Solu-Cortef) is a pharmacologic analog of the steroid hormone cortisol (identical structure) that serves as a reference to gauge…

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  • Midazolam

    Midazolam (Versed) is a relatively short-acting benzodiazepine (“benzo”) which can be administered IV, PO, PR, and even within the neuraxial…

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  • Dopamine

    Dopamine is a natural catecholamine that is the biochemical precursor to norepinephrine and epinephrine. In human physiology, it plays a…

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