November 4, 2022

Glycopyrrolate: Dosing Table and Guidelines

Glycopyrrolate is an anticholinergic medication used to treat conditions like urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, and sweating. It works by blocking the action of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. Glycopyrrolate is available in oral and injectable forms. The injectable form is given by a healthcare provider and the oral form is taken by mouth. Common side effects of glycopyrrolate include dry mouth, constipation, and blurred vision.
August 16, 2022

Can’t understand Economics? You’re not alone

Economics is often seen as a difficult and dry subject. However, it doesn't have to be! Economics is all around us and understanding at least the basics can help us make more informed decisions in our everyday lives.
June 16, 2022

How Biogaia Drops Work to Relieve Baby’s Colic and Stomach Pain

There is a lot of conflicting information out there on the internet about biogaia drops and if they are safe for newborns. Some people say that they are safe and others say that they are not. I decided to do some research on the topic and this is what I found.
April 6, 2022

How To Make Home Parenteral Nutrition Easy?

Speaking of home parenteral nutrition, you have to realize that we are talking about completely different patients that hospitalized patients, these people, they don't want only to survive; they want to be active; they want to be able to work; they want to learn; they want to travel; they want to have kids.
March 23, 2022

Double Check VASOPRESSORS Independently

Vasopressors are medications that are used to assist with raising blood pressure which is important to manage in critically ill patients as it can it can lead to organ damage and even death. There are different vasopressors based on which receptors they activate and to which extent. If your patient requires a vasopressor drip for blood pressure control, he/she should be in the intensive care unit (ICU) and receive the medication preferably through a central line.
March 21, 2022

Why Does the Type of Lipid Matter for ICU Patients?

A lipid emulsion can improve cell structure and metabolism. It may reduce the risk of infection and limit the duration of hospitalization. Moreover, it can increase the likelihood of an early discharge to a general ward. Several lipid emulsions are available in the market.
March 11, 2022

Micronutrients: Micro in Amount Macro Impact.

There is a significant gap in the knowledge of the role of micronutrients in parenteral nutrition. Although the field is evolving, the current guidelines are still the benchmark for clinical practice.
February 27, 2022

Glycerophosphate Compatibility

One of the internes was asking about diluent compatibility of glycerophosphate and for fluid restricted patients what is the minimum amount of fluid to be use for dilution!?
February 27, 2022

How to Start Immune Modulation by Nutrition?

Immune Modulation by Nutrition has the potential to be unfavorable depending on the condition of the patient and immunological neutrality and preserving immune function are advantages of olive oil based intravenous lipids emulsions.
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