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A Little Opioids | Lactate Clearance

The JournalFeed podcast for the week of Oct 18-20, 2023.

These are summaries from just 2 of the 5 article we cover every week! For access to more, please visit JournalFeed.org for details about becoming a member.

Tuesday Spoon Feed:

Opioids, other than codeine, were found to be more effective when compared to non-opioids for treatment of acute musculoskeletal pain after ED discharge. However, they were also associated with a higher rate of adverse outcomes.

Friday Spoon Feed:

Don’t hang your hat on lactate clearance to assess therapeutic response to resuscitation in sepsis; there are too many confounders, and initial clearance does not necessarily project clinical course.

What are your thoughts?