It’s the beginning of a new academic year – and whether or not you are entering the ED for the first time, or returning after a hiatus it’s a good time to catch up on the basics. That’s what these “Starter Packs” are about. I have collated a number of different posts to give you an idea of what I’ve shared over the past few years on a number of common conditions.¬†This one focuses on asthma.


Albuterol

Albuterol MDI vs Nebs: Who’s Better

Steroids

Why we do what we do: Systemic corticosteroids in acute asthma exacerbations

Are you giving asthmatics prednisone when you could be prescribing dexamethasone instead?

Magnesium

Why we do what we do: Intravenous magnesium for asthma exacerbations