neonate and infant dillutions
What are the best resources for learning how to calculate insulin and enoxaparin dilutions for this population? We get some pretty wacky orders. Are there any calculators for double checking calculaitons? Thank you and I look forward to your responses. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 20, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: nampa Tags: Pharmacy Source Type: forums

epidural catheter removal and platelets.
I know...we have had this discussion before. Anyway. Clinical scenario - Patient with history x 2 of DVT (I think one was also a PE) and on Coumadin....bridged to lovenox for Knee replacement. Epidural placed with platelets 102. Day one - platelets, 64 at 4am. Surgeons are anxious to start Lovenox - therapeutic dosing. Recheck of platelets at noon - 70. Decision time. I'm sure there are lots of different ways to do this - but here where the options I thought I should decide on.... epidural catheter removal and platelets. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - December 16, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: epidural man Source Type: forums

Factor V Leiden and Regional Anesthesia in Pregnancy
What are your guys thoughts? Last week I had a 22yo VERY NON-COMPLIANT patient with history of FVL present in labor. Patient was "seen" by MFM and heme-onc, sporadically. Her history of FVL included MULTIPLE blood clots including thrombotic events even during periods of compliance with anticoagulation. Per her notes in between clotting episodes she had been put on numerous meds including Lovenox and Xarelto. Back in 2015 she had in intracardiac thrombus which hwas usrgically removed... Factor V Leiden and Regional Anesthesia in Pregnancy (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - November 11, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: sigrhoillusion Source Type: forums