Cervical Dislocations

Overview Atlanto-Occipital Dislocations – Children, Lateral Neck XR, Power’s Ratio > 1, craniocervical fusion Atlanto-Axial Dislocation – Rheum, Down Syndrome, Lateral Neck XR, ADI > 3.5 unstable Atlanto-Axial Subluxation – Grisel’s Syndrome, dynamic CT Unilateral Facet Dislocation – reverse hamburger sign; closed reduction Bilateral Facet Dislocation – reverse hamburger sign; surgery Risk Factors/Mechanism Diagnosis Management …

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Epinephrine (Adrenalin) Notes

Pharmacologic Category  Therapeutic: inotropics, vasopressors Pharmacologic: alpha and beta agonist   Indications & Dosing Cardiac Arrest: Asystole/pulseless arrest, pulseless VT/VF 1 mg (IV/IO) every 3-5 minutes until return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) 2 to 2.5 mg (ET) every 3 to 5 minutes until IV/IO access established or ROSC dilute in 5 to 10 mL NS or sterile water Increases coronary …

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