Have IV Lipids On Hand for Patients With Toxicity From Local Anesthetics

You'll see orders for lipid emulsion (Intralipid, etc) to treat toxicity from local anesthetics (bupivacaine, lidocaine, etc).

Local anesthetics are becoming more popular since they can reduce the need to use opioids for pain.

But local anesthetics can also cause problems...such as low blood pressure, heart arrhythmias, or seizures.

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