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EM@3AM: Hyperthermia

EMDocs

Broad-spectrum antibiotics (A) for septic shock are not inappropriate given the hyperthermia, tachycardia, and hypotension. Hyperthermia. As you attempt to examine the patient, he has a generalized, tonic-clonic seizure. What is your diagnosis, and what are your next steps in evaluation and management? 1 Fever is usually < 40C.

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Hypothermia and drowning

Don't Forget the Bubbles

Still, after a quick Google search, you realise that hypothermia potently affects potassium shift from the extracellular to the intracellular and extravascular spaces. Still, after a quick Google search, you realise that hypothermia potently affects potassium shift from the extracellular to the intracellular and extravascular spaces.

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Understanding and Managing Malignant Hyperthermia Training

American Medical Compliance

The following Understanding and Managing Malignant Hyperthermia Training is designed to educate healthcare providers (HCP) on the genetic basis of malignant hyperthermia (MH). Nitrous oxide and xenon, while inhaled anesthetics, are not halogenated and have not been linked to malignant hyperthermia.

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Acute Hyperthermia in the Emergency Department

Taming the SRU

First aid cooling techniques for heat stroke and exertional hyperthermia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. April 26, 2023) Acute Hyperthermia in the Emergency Department. References Chiha M, Samarasinghe S, Kabaker AS. Thyroid storm: an updated review. J Intensive Care Med 2015. Douma MJ, Aves T, Allan KS, et al. Mil Med 2011.

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EMCrit 356 – More on Accidental Hypothermia with Ken Zafren

EMCrit

A deeper dive on accidental hypothermia in anticipation of my much awaited winter EMCrit Project by Scott Weingart, MD FCCM.

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52 in 52 – #37: POLAR trial – Hypothermia for Severe TBI

EMDocs

This week we cover the POLAR RCT on hypothermia for neuroprotection in those with severe TBI. Take Aways: The data do not suggest that targeted hypothermia improves neurological function, reduces death, or reduces hospital length of stay as compared to normothermia. Welcome back to the “52 in 52” series. Bradycardia: 18.8%

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Emergent Management of Hyperthermia

EM Updates

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