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Great Construction of Pharmacology Antidotes. A few others to add: Praxbind for Pradaxa, Albuterol and/or insulin for Klor-con/K-Dur -> hyperK, lipid emulsion for CCB refractory to Ca to outcompete binding sites/glucagon/insulin for stimulation - idea behind lipid is that it binds CCB due to the lipophilic properties of CCBs, but more concern with NON-DHP CCBs d/t the affinity and selectivity for cardiac receptors vs peripheral receptors.
This patient presents with a benzodiazepine (BZD) overdose and impaired respiratory status requiring the use of flumazenil. BZDs are commonly prescribed and are common culprits in both unintentional and intentional overdoses. They produce sedative and hypnotic effects through inhibitory actions at GABA receptors. These agents are rapidly absorbed via the oral route making gastric decontamination ineffective in most situations and are metabolized in the liver.
Littmann heart and lung sounds--register your stethoscope for access to online materials. Sharpen your assessment skills--so that when you get someone who's NOT "within normal limits" you KNOW what you're hearing!