Expert Consensus Guidelines for Stocking of Antidotes in Hospitals That Provide Emergency Care
Dart, R., Goldfrank, L., Erstad, B., et al. (2018). Expert Consensus Guidelines for Stocking of Antidotes in Hospitals That Provide Emergency Care. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 71(3): 314-325.
An expert panel representing diverse perspectives (including clinical pharmacology, medical toxicology, critical care medicine, hospital pharmacy, emergency medicine, emergency medical services, pediatric emergency medicine, pediatric critical care medicine, and poison centers) conducted a literature review and issued recommendations for stocking of antidotes used in emergency departments (EDs). They note which should be available immediately; within 1 hour; and after 1 hour to provide the greatest benefit to patients.