Vasopressors


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Vasopressors

Medications that constrict the blood vessels.
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From The Ottawa Hospital's list of high-alert medications, 21 medications were identified in the drug library and were evaluated within six therapeutic classes: vasopressor, insulin, sedative, neuromuscular blocker (NMB), opioids and anticoagulants.
425 Million against Advocate Health and Hospitals South Suburban Hospital and several of its nurses for their negligence in administering excessive vasopressor medications to Charles Calbert in the ICU following his emergent surgery to remove his infected toxic megacolon (Court No.
minimum and maximum values) to ensure adequate tissue perfusion without excessive doses of vasopressors arc not yet clear, and studies on this topic are in progress.
Most survivors reported localized symptoms related to the injection site, and none required vasopressor therapy or mechanical ventilation.
Vasopressors, for example, are known to elevate heart rate and cause vasoconstriction.
Guilherme de Paula (Pancreum LLC) created the CoreMD, a wireless communication and power infrastructure for low-cost replaceable/disposable wearable medical devices for patients with diabetes and other chronic diseases that can sense body conditions (temperature, heart rate, blood pressure, interstitial glucose, etc) and/or deliver subcutaneous drugs (insulin, glucagon, vasopressors, etc).
The study demonstrated an improvement in hemodynamics and a pronounced decrease in the need for vasopressors during CytoSorb treatment.
5 Weight (kg), mean (SD) 74 (12) Diagnosis (%) Pneumonia 55 COPD 16 ARDS 11 Other 18 Use of vasopressors (n) No vasopressor 12 Dopamine 1 Noradrenaline 7 APACHE II = acute physiology and chronic health evaluation score; SD = standard deviation; COPD = chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; ARDS = acute respiratory distress syndrome.
She became profoundly hypotensive in spite of multiple vasopressors and died within 18 hours of admission.
Most recently we have been asked to participate in the OVATION program, which addresses the effects of different blood pressure targets when administering vasopressors in critically ill patients.
a condition requiring no vasopressor therapy or therapy with only low-dose vasopressors such as dopamine or dobutamine < 5 micrograms/kg/min)
She remained hypotensive despite aggressive fluid hydration and was started on vasopressors.