We have a great show for you this week including a news item that looks at a paramedic who came up with a rather novel way to fight drug abuse of prescription drugs. Check it out in this week’s news. Then, after today’s news items, we check out a medication review for EMS providers as we check in to the use and proper administration of epinephrine in the field. That, of course, follows up on our segment on allergic reactions we covered in last week’s episode. All of that is coming up next here on the MedicCast.

EMSSyringeDraw_smComing up in this week’s tip of the week is a medication review for EMS providers, both BLS and ALS EMS professionals, on the medication epinephrine. Last week on the show we looked at allergic reactions including anaphylaxis and following up on that this week we will be covering one of the treatments for allergic severe allergic reactions, among other things. Stay tuned for next week when we’ll look at some other treatments for allergic reactions, but for now, let’s get into this segment on epinephrine.

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