The timing of basal insulin administration in DKA has been controversial for years. I posted the following poll on twitter recently to get a sense of current opinion on this: So, it seems that the majority of people are using traditional management (wait for the anion gap to close, give basal insulin, then shut off […]
When you’re having a bad day, consider the teratogenic effects of the Veratrum alkaloid, cyclopamine. Scientists say that an attempt to understand sodium channel openers, in and of itself, may produce similar effects. The Cardiovascular Toxicity of Plant Sodium Channel Openers Mad Honey, Cyclopic Ruminants, Sneezing Powder, and Herbal Death Grayanotoxins, Veratrum Alkaloids, and Aconitum […]
Severe hemoptysis is a true challenge. Due to the rarity of this condition, there is little high-quality data on it. So you can’t become a hemoptysis whisperer by reading books. Unfortunately, due to the rarity of the condition it’s also difficult to accumulate clinical experience.
A decade of toxicologic history with Dr. Howard McKinney, Jr. Join Dan (@drusyniak) &Howard (@heshiegreshie) as they turn on, tune in, and drop out with Dr. Howard McKinney, Jr. during the Summer of Love and the “Decade of Tox”. They’ll remind you to always know your chemist, round up your spotters, chill out in the […]