Drug Therapy

Antiarrhythmic drugs

A 62-year-old man is being managed in the intensive care unit following a large anterior wall MI. He has been appropriately managed with oxygen, aspirin, nitrates, and P-adrenergic receptor blockers but has developed recurrent episodes of ventricular tachycardia….

Acute Mountain Sickness

Rapid ascension and exposure to altitudes greater than 8,000 feet without appropriate acclimatization is an environmental malady risked by many outdoors enthusiasts. Initiating within 1 to 2 days, this spectrum of symptoms has collectively been termed Altitude Sickness…

Lithium

A 29-year-old man is brought to the emergency center in a drunken stupor. He is accompanied by his wife, who states that he hasn’t been himself at all for the past few months. According to his wife, he…