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Drug Shortage Alert: Fosphenytoin (October 2017)
This summary provides information in the event of a fosphenytoin shortage and its impact on adult and pediatric patients, providing management strategies, pharmacotherapeutic considerations, and safety considerations. The recommendations provided are based on a combination of ...
Drug Shortage Alert: Web Resources (May 2017)
To formulate and implement alternative plans in the face of drug shortages in the intensive care unit, timely and accurate information on drug supply is critical. Because the status of a drug shortage can change rapidly and information exists in multiple areas, the Society of ...
Drug Shortage Alert: Intravenous Loop Diuretics (November 2012)
The Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Drug Shortage Task Force has identified a shortage leading to variable availability of intravenous loop diuretics, including bumetanide, furosemide, and torsemide. The task force has recommended management strategies, outlined alt...
Poisons and Toxidromes
This is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Pediatric (MCCRC) on Poisons and Toxidromes
This is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on Drug Overdoses
Drug Shortages: Rising Drug Costs
This article was first published in the August 2017 issue of Critical Connections. The Drug Shortages column addresses recent events and issues related to drug shortages.
Drug Shortages: Analgesic Alternatives to Opioid Drug Shortages
This article was first published in the August 2018 issue of Critical Connections. The Drug Shortages Committee is a multiprofessional group charged with providing resources to members to help optimally manage drug shortages affecting critically ill and injured patients. Commi...