There are multiple topical anesthetics that we use in the ED. The common theme is that all of these drugs with -caine cause sodium channel inhibition in nerves, which blocks axonal transmission leading to the typical numbness and and localized weakness. I admit that it can be a bit confusing as to which one you should use and when. The aim of this post is therefore to help provide some clarity.

By |2018-08-09T20:58:06+00:00August 10th, 2018|Procedures|

Happy Medical New Year’s 2018

It's that time of year again, and though many of you started before today, and many will do so afterwards I wanted to wish you all a Happy Medical New Year's Day. I also wanted to share some words of wisdom on this day of actual and symbolic change.

By |2018-06-27T15:59:51+00:00July 1st, 2018|PEMBlog Updates|
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