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Tag: Lidocaine

FOAM Impact Study Follow Up

Online educational resources, social media, and asynchronous education increasingly dominate innovation and continuing medical education for practicing emergency physicians. The “Free Open-Access Medical Education” (FOAM) movement has utilized the power of global connectivity to drive narrowing of the knowledge translation …

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Renal and Genitourinary

REBELCast Ep63: LIDOKET – IV Lidocaine for Renal Colic?

Background: The use of intravenous lidocaine for analgesia in patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with renal colic has gained recent traction and interest, and was previously explored on the REBEL EM blog. Literature has been mixed, with one …

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Renal and Genitourinary

REBEL Cast Ep 47: Blood Transfusions, Lidocaine for Kidney Stones, and Stop Using So Much Oxygen

Background: Welcome back to REBEL Cast episode 47.  In this issue we are going to talk about some recent trials published in the past year that have gotten some love in the FOAMed world.  We have been meaning to discuss …

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NeurologyRenal and GenitourinaryResuscitation

IV Lidocaine for Renal Colic: Another Opioid Sparing Option?

Background : For anyone who has taken care of a patient with renal colic, the agony they experience is indelible.  I have had several female patients even tell me that the pain is worse than child birth.  Treatment of renal colic …

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Renal and Genitourinary

ALPS: Amiodarone, Lidocaine or Placebo Study in OHCA

Background: Many Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) are attributable to ventricular fibrillation (VF) or pulseless ventricular tachycardia (VT). Both are said to be treatable presentations of OHCA, due to their responsiveness to defibrillation. VF and VT can persist or recur after …

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Resuscitation

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