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The Midazolam Mafia by Matt M. Registered Nurse Posted Tue 17 Mar 2009 8:25am Rough illustration of the anti-midazolam mob Over the last year, I’ve noticed and interacted with an interesting group of folks at allnurses.com and around the ‘net. There seems to be an underground movement against the use of midazolam (Versed®) or any sedation at all while undergoing procedures such as colonoscopy. It’s an interes ... Read on »
The Midazolam Mafia by Matt M. Registered Nurse Posted Tue 17 Mar 2009 3:10am Rough illustration of the anti-midazolam mob Over the last year, I’ve noticed and interacted with an interesting group of folks at allnurses.com and around the ‘net. There seems to be an underground movement against the use of midazolam (Versed®) or any sedation at all while undergoing procedures such as colonoscopy. It’s an interesting ... Read on »
The Problem with Benzodiazepines by SuboxDoc Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 08 Jul 2011 3:17pm 1 Comment Last night I came across a medical student web site that included a link to a post of mine from a couple years ago, that described my feelings about Xanax, Valium, Klonopin, and other benzodiazepines.   The people commenting at that site appreciated my comments, and my comments were ‘seconded’ by other physicians.  Here’s the post again, ... Read on »
Is Ketamine the "New" Treatment? by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 02 Apr 2009 12:53pm Patricia Curiale led an active life until an auto accident in 1998 triggered CRPS. After five years of living with pain that she rates "50 on a scale of 10," she was enrolled in our outpatient program that uses ketamine to treat CRPS when other conventio ... Read on »
And the Winner for Typical Absence Status Epilepticus is… by patientanonymous Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 21 Dec 2010 12:00am Certainly not me! Although, maybe I’ll get lucky and receive some kind of “award.”  Like making it stop!!! I went to see Non-Arsey Neuro yesterday.  There was no argument with my findings .  I covered a fair amount of what we discussed in that link, but in terms of presentation, history, treatment etc… ... Read on »
An Afternoon at the Radiology Dept by sawling Medical Doctor Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 6:04pm As i have mentioned earlier, I am currently based at Queen Margaret Hospital. One afternoon, I've decided to follow 2 of the patients that I clerked in to their ERCP. (ERCP = Endoscopic Retrograde CholangioPancreatography, is a procedure done to investigate whether there are any stones in one of the ducts in our body). I have never seen one done ... Read on »
Home from Hospital by Neo-Conduit Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:08pm Pictures bottom.Christchurch Hospital "Main Entrance", Middle"Day Surgery Unit, Pre Operative Area", Top, The ward from my bed. Finally home. What I thought was to be a day case wasn't. I was told when I arrived in there that I would be stay ... Read on »
Intranasal Medication Delivery for Children Reviewed by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 11 Aug 2010 7:13am From Medscape Medical News Laurie Barclay, MD August 9, 2010 — The most frequent pediatric indications for intranasal medication delivery are pain control, anxiolysis, and seizure control, according to a review published online August 9 in Pediatrics. Other potential indications for intranasal medication delivery not reviewed in this artic ... Read on »
Operation evacuation! by Feeding problems Posted Fri 30 Jul 2010 10:57am Last night the poop saga reached a climax. We ended up at Sophie's CF hospital. **warning** The following post contains graphic details of poo **warning** After numerous phonecalls this week and an increase in laxatives, Soph still hadn't passed anything more than a small ball of poop and loose mush in 16 days. So the team decided she final ... Read on »
Food Allergy in Dermatology: The Patient With Atopic Dermatitis by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 04 May 2011 12:00am Posted: 03/11/2011 Question What is the safest and most effective way to sedate a child for a head CT scan? Response from Sergey M. Motov, MD Assistant Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York Cooperation for diagnostic studies, such as CT, is a frequent indication for pediatri ... Read on »