Lipid Emulsion Therapy Discussion Q’s

From James Cao’s post on Intravenous Lipid Emulsion in Toxicologic Emergences:

  • What is the evidence supporting the use of intravenous lipid emulsion (ILE) in this patient?
  • Under what other acute poisonings should emergency department providers consider the use of ILE?
  • How should ILE be administered?
  • What are reported and potential adverse effects of ILE?
  • How does ILE adversely impact laboratory monitoring?
  • What are the considerations for stocking ILE in emergency departments?

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