Life in the Fast Lane CCB OD Stuff

Chris Nickson, one of my favorite EM bloggers, wrote with some great additional resources on calcium channel blocker overdose. I love that story about the successful use of ONE THOUSAND units of insulin in severe CCB toxicty - without any adverse effects. Indeed, the early use of high-dose insulin euglycemic therapy (HIET) for CCB overdoses is a subject close to my heart … [Read more...]

EMCrit Podcast 27 – Calcium Channel Blocker Overdose


This week, I am joined by Leon Gussow, MD of the excellent blog: The Poison Review (TPR). TPR is my source for new toxicology articles; I highly recommend it as an incredible read. I got to meet Leon for a few beers a month ago; he is a great guy. My Canadian pal, Ram, suggested calcium channel blocker OD as a podcast episode. Ram, here you go. Calcium Channel Blocker … [Read more...]