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97 The B52 is Trash

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Join ED clinical pharmacist Jimmy Pruitt and Dan McCollum as we discuss the reasons that the traditional "B52" cocktail of haloperidol, lorazepam, and diphenhydramine is badly in need of updating.

  • Why this cocktail is slower than you think.
  • Newer medications that are more effective.
  • Smarter approaches to agitated patients.
  • When ketamine should be used.

This podcast is being cross published with the "Pharm So Hard" podcast, an excellent podcast discussing many excellent clinical pharmacology topics.  

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