When it comes to terms like Cholinergic, Anticholinergic, Adrenergic, etc. I find myself in a sea of double negatives and symptoms swirling about so much so that I lose my footing. It's complicated, but not SO complicated that it can't be simplified, at least a little bit. Adrenergic stimulates Sympathetic AKA fight or flight Cholinergic stimulates Parasympathetic AKA rest… Continue reading What does Adrenergic and Cholinergic mean?
Besides being fun to say, Amiodarone is no joke. In the Emergency Setting, it is used for atrial and ventricular cardiac arrhythmia's, you know the kind you press code blue for and pee your pants a little. It also has some not so awesome side effects that you NEED to consider when giving this medication.… Continue reading How do you give Amiodarone in V-Tach?
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