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Tina Kunz, Patrick Meybohm
Drug interactions in emergency medicine can occur in many forms and can result in different complications. Drug interactions can be the primary cause for the emergency call, but also they can happen after the application of different drugs at the scene. Emergency physicians need to be aware of possible interactions of their own emergency drugs. Additionally, interactions of different medications prescribed by physicians, non-prescription drugs and also by food are possible. Emergency drugs should never be mixed in a single syringe or applied together in a single infusion bag...
May 2014: Anästhesiologie, Intensivmedizin, Notfallmedizin, Schmerztherapie: AINS
Willi Schmidbauer, Markus Stuhr, Carsten Veit, Gerhard Hölldobler, Thoralf Kerner
Sepsis is a complex life threatening disease whose outcome decisively depends on a fast diagnosis and treatment. Emergency Medicine is confronted with the task to identify theses septic patients reliably and initiate early goal directed therapy and treatment with antibiotics as soon as possible to avoid a dangerous delay and reduce sepsis-related mortality. This article presents a review focused on the early steps of sepsis therapy in pre-hospital and early in-hospital emergency medicine.
September 2013: Anästhesiologie, Intensivmedizin, Notfallmedizin, Schmerztherapie: AINS
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