Episode 30

30 - Phenylephrine Fail, Neurosyphilis Review, A Non-STD Genital Ulcer, Non-Sustained V-Tach


November 3rd, 2023

1 hr 17 mins 40 secs

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About this Episode

Welcome to Episode 30 of “The 2 View,” the podcast for EM and urgent care nurse practitioners and physician assistants!

Show Notes for Episode 30 of “The 2 View” – oral phenylephrine, visual diagnosis plans, and NSVT.

Oral Phenylephrine

Myers Z. FDA panel: Many oral allergy meds don’t work. WTTV CBS4Indy. Published October 15, 2023. Accessed October 17, 2023. https://cbs4indy.com/news/fda-panel-many-oral-allergy-meds-dont-work/

Neurosyphilis Review

Hamill MM, Ghanem KG, Tuddenham S. State of the art review: neurosyphilis. Clin Infect Dis. Published August 18, 2023. Accessed November 1, 2023. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciad437

Visual Diagnosis - Behcet’s Disease

Behcet’s Disease. Vasculitis Foundation. Published July 18, 2012. Accessed October 17, 2023. https://www.vasculitisfoundation.org/education/behcets-disease/

ACEP Clinical Policy on Ischemic Stroke

Clinical Policies – Acute Ischemic Stroke. ACEP. Published May 2023. Accessed November 2, 2023. https://www.acep.org/patient-care/clinical-policies/acute-ischemic-stroke

The VAN Assessment to Identify Large Vessel Occlusion Strokes. Core EM. Published May 17, 2018. Accessed November 2, 2023. https://coreem.net/journal-reviews/the-van-assessment/

Los Angeles Motor Scale (LAMS). MDCalc. Accessed November 2, 2023. https://www.mdcalc.com/calc/3959/los-angeles-motor-scale-lams

Rapid Arterial oCclusion Evaluation (RACE) Scale for Stroke. MDCalc. Accessed November 2, 2023. https://www.mdcalc.com/calc/3941/rapid-arterial-occlusion-evaluation-race-scale-stroke

NSVT: Non-Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia

Al-Khatib SM, Stevenson WG, Ackerman MJ, et al. 2017 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for Management of Patients With Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society. Circulation. Published August 1, 2018. Accessed October 17, 2023. https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000549

Farzam K, Tivakaran VS. QT Prolonging Drugs. StatPearls Publishing; 2023. Accessed October 17, 2023. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK534864/

Foth C, Gangwani MK, Ahmed I, Alvey H. Ventricular Tachycardia. StatPearls Publishing; 2023. Accessed October 17, 2023. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK532954/

Ep 1 Lady G and Courage Under Fire. Burnt. Published January 27, 2021. Accessed November 2, 2023. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ep-1-lady-g-and-courage-under-fire/id1551194920?i=1000506903956

Glaucomflecken. Will and Kristin’s Cardiac Arrest Story with Paramedic Lieutenant Aaron Gregg. Published August 22, 2023. Accessed October 17, 2023. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQtYoKPNsrM

Laslett DB, Cooper JM, Greenberg RM, et al. Electrolyte Abnormalities in Patients Presenting With Ventricular Arrhythmia (from the LYTE-VT Study). Am J Cardiol. PubMed. NIH: National Library of Medicine: National Center for Biotechnology Information. Published August 15, 2020. Accessed October 17, 2023. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32565090/

Nonsustained ventricular tachycardias. Bmj.com. BMJ Best Practice. Accessed October 25, 2023. https://bestpractice.bmj.com/topics/en-us/831

PVCs and Nonsustained VT: When to Worry? How to Treat? - Penn Physician VideoLink.; 2015. Published January 7, 2015. Accessed October 17, 2023. https://videolink.pennmedicine.org/videos/pvcs-and-nonsustained-vt-when-to-worry-how-to-treat

TualatinValleyFire. Dr. Will Flanary - Cardiac Arrest Survivor. Published February 16, 2021. Accessed October 17, 2023. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wu9uAwnSrJU

Recurring Sources

Center for Medical Education. Ccme.org. http://ccme.org

The Proceduralist. Theproceduralist.org. http://www.theproceduralist.org

The Procedural Pause. Emergency Medicine News. Lww.com. https://journals.lww.com/em-news/blog/theproceduralpause/pages/default.aspx

The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine. Thesgem.com. http://www.thesgem.com

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