Mad as a hatter. (confused/delirious)
Blind as a bat. (Mydriasis)
Dry as a bone. (Dry mouth/urinary retention)
Red as a beet. (flushed skin)
Hot as a hare. (Hyperthermic)
Also can be tachhycardic and shaking.
Treatment of malignant hyperthermia.
Some hot dude better give Iced Fluids Fast.
Stop triggering agentsHyperventilate/ Hundred percent oxygenDantrolene (2.5mg/kg)BicarbonateGlucose and insulinIV Fluids and cooling blanketFluid output monitoring/ Furosemide/ Fast heart (tachycardia)
The spinal anaesthetic agents.
If you don't Lift Big your PT will have to "caine" you
Contraindicated areas of adrenaline with local anaesthetic:
"Nose, Hose (penis), Fingers and Toes"
Causes of poor bilateral air entry after intubation:
Displaced - normally right mainstemObstruction tube kinked/mucous plugPneumothoraxEsophagus