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Safely Drawing Up And Labeling Medications

Every day as an anesthesiologist, I reconstitute, draw up, and administer antibiotics, hypnotics, narcotics, paralytics, inotropes/pressors, blood products, fluids, vasodilators, and a...


True anaphylaxis is a type 1 hypersensitivity reaction where histamine, serotonin, leukotrienes, and other mediators are released from basophils and mast cells...

Epinephrine And Beta Blockers

With the growing usage of β-blocker therapy to control everything from atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure to migraine prophylaxis and essential tremor, we...

Multimodal Analgesia

For the last several months, multiple manufacturing delays have led to a nationwide shortage of injectable, intravenous (IV) opioid medications like morphine, hydromorphone, and...


Ibutilide is easily one of my favorite drugs in critical care and perioperative medicine. It's a short-acting "pure" class III antiarrhythmic (potassium channel blocker)....


I'm a double board certified adult cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and intensivist looking to improve medical education, diagnostics, and patient safety while promoting team-based, patient-centered care.