Episode 4: Pick the nose - intranasal meds for seizures

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Nose Picking

We heard last time the key is to get benzo’s on board quickly! Stop the seizure! In this video I partner with Yolo county EMS. Together we cover 3 reasons why you should pick the nose and 5 tips to make giving intranasal meds easier in the pre-hospital setting.

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Resources

When to Pick the Nose: Out-of-Hospital and Emergency Department Intranasal Administration of Medications

Rech MA, Barbas B, Chaney W, Greenhalgh E, Turck C. When to Pick the Nose: Out-of-Hospital and Emergency Department Intranasal Administration of Medications. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Aug;70(2):203-211.

Review of Intranasally Administered Medications for Use in the Emergency Department

Bailey AM, Baum RA, Horn K, et al. Review of Intranasally Administered Medications for Use in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. 2017 Jul;53(1):38-48.

Therapeutic Intranasal Drug Delivery

Therapeutic Intranasal Drug Delivery. “Nasal seizure medication overview.” Retrieved on Jan 23, 2020

Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation and Improvement Center (EIIC)

The Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation and Improvement Center (EIIC) has to mission to reduce child and youth mortality and morbidity resulting from severe illness or trauma. They work with state partners and EMS agencies to improve acute care setting readiness to care for children.

PECARN (Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network)

PECARN (Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network) is a research network that conducts high-priority, multi-institutional research on the prevention and management of acute illnesses and injuries in children and youth of all ages in the emergency department and pre-hospital field.

EM Pulse

EM Pulse is a podcast from the UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine dedicated to bringing research and expert opinion to the bedside. Check it out and subscribe on iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts. And follow us on social media @empulsepodcast.

OM Audio Productions

Thanks to OM Audio Productions for audio production services and music.


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  • Video
  • Julia Magaña, MD.png
    Julia Magaña, MD, FAAP

    Host

    Assistant Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at UC Davis

    PECARN Prime node disseminator

  • Lisa D.

    Guest

    Paramedic, American Medical Response from Yolo County EMS

  • Jordan Magaña

    Nose Model