A Pharmacist's Guide to Inpatient Medical Emergencies: How to respond to code blue, rapid response calls, and other medical emergencies

A Pharmacist's Guide to Inpatient Medical Emergencies: How to respond to code blue, rapid response calls, and other medical emergencies

by Pharmacy Joe

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Overview

A Pharmacist's Guide to Inpatient Medical Emergencies: How to respond to code blue, rapid response calls, and other medical emergencies by Pharmacy Joe

Fewer patients die in the hospital when pharmacists participate on hospital medical emergency teams (Bond 2007).

This book is for hospital pharmacists who want to learn and refine the clinical skills necessary to be a valuable member of the hospital code blue / medical emergency team.

Each chapter contains actionable, concise training on the role of the pharmacist during specific adult inpatient medical emergencies including:

Code Blue

Rapid Response

Shock

Sepsis

Anaphylaxis

Endotracheal Intubation

Stridor

Methemoglobinemia

Massive Pulmonary Embolism

Status Epilepticus

Acute Agitation

Severe Alcohol Withdrawal

Opioid Overdose

Hypertensive Emergency

Severe Hyperthermia

Hypoglycemia

Hyponatremia from SIADH

Hyperkalemia

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781535333382
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/20/2016
Pages: 138
Sales rank: 618,333
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Joseph Muench, better known as "Pharmacy Joe," is a Doctor of Pharmacy and Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. He has trained many colleagues and PGY-1 residents on the vital role a pharmacist has when responding to adult inpatient medical emergencies.

Joe is the founder of pharmacyjoe.com where he provides current, unbiased critical care and hospital pharmacy content. In addition to being an author, Joe is the host of The Elective Rotation: A Critical Care Hospital Pharmacy Podcast, and creator of an online Hospital Pharmacy Academy found at pharmacyjoe.com/academy.

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