Pharmacotherapy Pearls for Emergency Neurological Life Support.

  title={Pharmacotherapy Pearls for Emergency Neurological Life Support.},
  author={Gretchen M. Brophy and Theresa Human},
  journal={Neurocritical care},
  volume={27 Suppl 1},
The appropriate use of medications during Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) is essential to optimize patient care. Important considerations when choosing the appropriate agent include the patient's organ function and medication allergies, potential adverse drug effects, drug interactions and critical illness and aging pathophysiologic changes. Critical medications used during ENLS include hyperosmolar therapy, anticonvulsants, antithrombotics, anticoagulant reversal and hemostatic… CONTINUE READING