Serotonin Syndrome

Serotonin syndrome is a potentially life-threatening condition, which can occur in at any age – from newborns to the elderly – and is caused by increased serotonergic activity in the CNS. Read more on the causes, differential diagnosis, investigations and management of serotonin syndrome.

serotonin-syndrome

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Capnography in Emergency Medicine

Capnographs measure the concentration of carbon dioxide at the end of each exhaled breath – defined as end-tidal CO2. Read about capnography in emergency medicine and how to monitor critically-ill patients, procedural sedation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and transportation of ventilated patients within and outside the Emergency Department.

Normal capnograph