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Is TXA a Lifesaving Drug That’s Too Cheap to Bother Using Journal of Emergency Medical Services

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Diltiazem Shortage

Given the current shortage of Diltiazem: In cases of rapid atrial fibrillation that require rate control per protocol, please consider there is a standing order to use Metoprolol instead. Dosing is 2.5-5 mg per protocol, often the 5 mg is the most appropriate dose. Read more.

D50 Shortage

Given the current shortage of Dextrose 50%, cases of hypoglycemia can be treated as per a standing order with Dextrose 10%. Read more.

LVAD Disposition

Patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) are becoming more common in our area and are uniquely challenging. Read more.