Vasopressors


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Vasopressors

Medications that constrict the blood vessels.
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Most patients (95%) were mechanically ventilated before administering KE and vasopressors were used in 8/20 patients (table-III).
The exclusion criteria were pre-existing or pregnancy-induced hypertension (BP>140/90 mmHg), systemic or psychological diseases, known fetal abnormality, emergency cesarean section, any medical contraindication to spinal anesthesia, allergy to local anesthetics, and the use of vasopressors before the operation.
Conventional treatment consists mainly of intravenous antibiotics, supportive care, and vasopressor agents to treat hypotension.
In such patients, use of HES, bicarbonate, or second-choice vasopressors was related to higher mortality than application of Ringer's lactate.
Eventhough Studies have failed to prove the long term survival benefit of any vasopressor in cardiac arrest patients, the short term survival benefit of early administration of epinephrine is promising.
This study is a multicenter, international clinical trial to evaluate Cx611 safety profile at 90 days, the reduction in the duration of mechanical ventilation and/or vasopressors, as well as the overall survival rate, clinical cure, and other efficacy-related endpoints.
With-in 6 hours, vasopressors should be given for hypotension that does not respond to initial fluid resuscitation to maintain a mean arterial pressure (MAP) of at least 65mm Hg.
The factors aggravating SPG include asplenia, immunosuppression, previous cold injury to extremities, diabetes mellitus, renal failure, increased sympathetic tone and use of vasopressors.
For inpatients, the data include the number admitted to a hospital with a diagnosis of ILI, influenza A, or pneumonia; those who were treated for ILI, pneumonia, or both; the antimicrobial regimens administered; the level of care received (regular medical or a higher level such as telemetry, assignment to an intensive care unit [ICU], bilevel positive airway pressure [BiPAP]/ continuous positive airway pressure [CPAP], ventilation, vasopressors, and hemodialysis); the length of stay (LOS) in the hospital; and the results of testing for influenza A.
The titration of vasopressors resulted in the highest percentage (75%) of dose change alert confirmations (Figure 2).
Barring the need for vasopressors, intra- or postoperatively, febrile morbidity was the most common complication in our study and others.