Podcast # 367: Digital Necrosis after Epinephrine Drip - The Emergency Medical Minute

Podcast # 367: Digital Necrosis after Epinephrine Drip

Author: Jared Scott, MD.

Educational Pearls:

 

  • Make sure to monitor for limb ischemia in all patients on vasopressors
  • Good reminder that vasopressors are not risk free – use them only on patients that need them!

 

References

Daroca-Pérez, R., & Carrascosa, M. F. . Digital necrosis: a potential risk of high-dose norepinephrine. Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety. 2017. 8(8), 259–261. http://doi.org/10.1177/2042098617712669.

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