Etomidate (Amidate)

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Etomidate (Amidate)
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2012-09-07 10:38:53
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Etomidate Amidate
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Etomidate Amidate
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  1. How is Etomidate (Amidate) supplied
    2mg/ml    (c a 35% propylen glycol additive)
  2. What is the dose range for Etomidate (Amidate)
    0.2 - 0.3 mg/kg
  3. What should you tell the patient before injecting Etomidate (Amidate)
    IT BURNS

    (worse than Propofol)
  4. What population of patients may benefit from using Etomidate (Amidate)
    elderly patients with heart problems

    (b/c less impact on cardiovascular  (i.e. less decrease in B/P)
  5. What concerns are there with Etomidate (Amidate)
    post op. nausea and vomiting (PONV)

    may consider anti-nausea & anit-emetic
  6. what is Etomidate (Amidate) used for in anesthesia
    induction

    hypnosis (inducing sleep)

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