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Epinephrine Dosing for Teenagers: Use PediCrisis!
Myron Yaster MD, Jayant Deshpande MD, and Justin L. Lockman MD MD MSEd
Martha F Kienzle, Ryan W Morgan, Maya Dewan, Kiran B Hebbar, Vinay M Nadkarni, Vijay Srinivasan, Ken Tegtmeyer, Robert M Sutton, Heather A Wolfe. Weight-Based Versus Flat Dosing of Epinephrine During Cardiac Arrest in the PICU: A Multicenter Survey. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2022 Oct 1;23(10):e451-e455. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000003012. PMID: 35678459
Unlike pediatric dosing, adult dosing is not weight but is flat dosed.
Sedation vs General Anesthesia for difficult pediatric airway management
Myron Yaster MD, Lynne Maxwell MD and Melissa Brooks Peterson MD
Luis Sequera-Ramos, Elizabeth K Laverriere, Annery G Garcia-Marcinkiewicz, Bingqing Zhang, Pete G Kovatsis, John E Fiadjoe, PeDI Collaborative. Sedation versus General Anesthesia for Tracheal Intubation in Children with Difficult Airways: A Cohort Study from the Pediatric Difficult Intubation Registry. Anesthesiology. 2022 Oct 1;137(4):418-433 PMID: 35950814
Simpao AF, Matava CT, Davidson A. Walk a Tightrope or Burn a Bridge?: Sedation versus General Anesthesia for Intubation of a Pediatric Difficult Airway. Anesthesiology. 2022 Oct 1;137(4):384-386. PMID: 36095290
From David Jobes MD Commenting on October 27th PAAD: Remembering the Classics: Support For The Use Of Fresh Whole Blood in Young Children Undergoing Complex Open Heart Surgery. From Monica S. Vavilala, MD commenting on the series of PAADs on hypotension in infants. From Ben Walker MD in response to methadone PAAD. Ben was the senior author of the paper reviewed in the November 3, 2022 PAAD “methadone vs ivpca.”
Trust but verify
Myron Yaster MD and Jayant K. Deshpande MD MPH
Raghavan, Kavitha C. MBBS, FRCA*; Burlison, Jonathan D. PhD†; Sanders II, Edward M. MSN, CRNA*; Rossi, Michael G. DO, FAAP*. Independent Double-check of Infusion Pump Programming: An Anesthesia Improvement Effort to Reduce harm. Pediatric Quality and Safety: September/October 2022 – Volume 7 – Issue 5 – p e596 doi: 10.1097/pq9.0000000000000596