As the main advocate for your patient’s safety, it’s important to understand that some medications can cause life-threatening conditions such as respiratory depression, bradycardia and even bleeding. And while not all medications have a reversal, some of them do…thank goodness! In this podcast episode, we’ll talk about some of the most common meds that, if overdone, may require emergent reversal.
- Beta blockers
- Factor Xa inhibitors
For references, see the blog post on the Straight A Nursing website: https://straightanursingstudent.com/reversal-agents/
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