George Willis, MD, FACEP, FAAEM: No financial relationships to disclose
Each year, new medications are created that are useful in the management of patients with diseases. Additionally, there are new indications for old medications discovered that lead to better outcomes. The speaker will discuss some of these new drugs and new indications that have implications for patients with cardiovascular disease and how useful they can be in the hands of emergency physicians.
Describe new antiplatelet agents utilized in emergency department patients experiencing ST-elevation MI.
Discuss the use of beta-blockers and propofol in patients experiencing ventricular storm.
Discuss new management options for furosemide-refractory heart failure patients.