I often hear paramedics say they don’t consider giving solu-medrol to their asthma patients because it takes too long to work. I have seen some EMS agencies removing this drug from their drug box due to this and the cost savings of doing so.
But shouldn’t we look a little beyond the immediate care we give and what we see is happening to the patient? This week I point out a few things that may have you re-thinking the use of this drug.
Do you use solu-medrol as part of your treatment for asthmatics? Is your agency considering removing this drug from your options or have they already? Post your thoughts below.
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