- Introduction: Umbilical Hernia6:42Dismissal of Patients Who Refuse VaccinationsFree Chapter20:15Caden's Story: Intussusception, Part 119:24Tuberculosis Updates25:08Ankle Injuries: Salter I or Sprain19:57Intussusception, Part 211:48Intussusception, Part 35:55Treating Family Members: The Pros and the Cons31:23Underutilizing Epi for Anaphylaxis18:30The Summary9:46
Regardless of your specialty, we as medical providers are underutilizing epinephrine. Culturally most of us feel that we should only reach for this medication when there is shock or impending closure of the airway. However the reality is, epinephrine is relatively safe, life saving and much faster acting than the cocktail of other medications we administer to someone in anaphylaxis. Don’t wait to use the epinephrine...you are only asking for trouble!