Category Name: Pain Profiles

Pain Profiles

Pain Profiles: Effects of anticholinergic medications to decrease extrapyramidal side effects in patients taking acute antiemetics

Today we bring a practice changer in the Pain Profiles series by Dr. David Cisewski. This post looks at using prophylactic anticholinergics in patients receiving antiemetics to reduce extrapyramidal side effects. We follow the normal post with highlights from Twitter and expert commentary from Sergey Motov. 

Pain Profiles

Pain Profiles: Ketamine for Analgesia

Today's post in the Pain Profiles series by Dr. David Cisewski evaluates a medication being used more and more in the ED: ketamine. How can you optimize your use of this medication for patient analgesia?

Pain Profiles

Pain Profiles: Intravenous Lidocaine for Intractable Renal Colic Unresponsive to Standard Therapy

emDocs is proud to present a new series by Dr. David Cisewski evaluating pain management in the emergency department. One of our most important roles in the ED is not only resuscitation and risk stratification, but treating pain. This series is here to help! Today's post evaluates the use of IV lidocaine in renal colic.