Apr 29, 2020
In this episode we talk with Michael Perlmutter (@DitchDoc14) who recently released a poster board for an upcoming paper evaluating the safety and efficacy of push-dose nitroglycerin in EMS for patients experiencing sympathetic induced pulmonary edema. In this episode you will hear us refer to this subset as "SCAPE" patients. This term was coined by Scott Weingart in his very first EMCrit podcast and stands for sympathetic crashing acute pulmonary edema (SCAPE). The safety of this method is extremely beneficial for services that do not have access to an IV pump.