St. Mark's Hospital - February 12, 2017
  • Dr. Isaac Morris has been appointed chair of the department of Anesthesiology, replacing Dr. Tyler Borg.
  • The Red Cross is experiencing a blood shortage.
  • Recommendations of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee were reviewed and approved:
    • Adenosine was approved as the primary vasodilator for cardiac stress tests, restricting regadenoson (Lexiscan) for use in patients with contraindications to adenosine.
    • Range orders eliminated for dose and frequency, except for insulin correction scales and saline flush orders.

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