Video Flashcard: Baclofen Overdose

Baclofen is a central nervous system depressant used as a muscle relaxant in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, as well as for patients with spastic movements secondary to cerebral palsy or other spinal cord injury. But how can you catch an overdose? We’ll throw a review of the hypnosedative toxidrome into this one too! Watch the video below, and be sure to subscribe to the Youtube Channel for more videos!

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Video Flashcard: Serotonin Syndrome

A quick video on Serotonin Syndrome. The classic case involved Libby Zion who died when this condition went unrecognized. She was on a MAOI and was given demerol for abdominal pain. Besides demerol (long half life) tramadol is another pain killer implicated in this syndrome. Use caution when combining serotoninergic drugs in your patients. Watch the video and save a life! And don’t forget to like our Youtube Channel.

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