Tagged ‘Shock’

Journal Review

Angiotensin II for the Treatment of Vasodilatory Shock

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ICU patients with vasodilatory shock continue to have a high mortality despite advancements in treatment. Maintaining blood pressure, and thus organ perfusion, is one key in management. Decreases in mean arterial pressure (MAP) can have serious complications including damage to the kidneys,
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Journal Review

Ultrasound Guided Fluid Assessment Protocol

Filed Under: Tags: , , November 26th, 2015 2 Comments

In critically ill patients, fluid status is a balancing act. Too little fluid resuscitation can lead to end organ hypoperfusion, while too much fluid resuscitation can lead to pulmonary edema and respiratory compromise.
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Hyperinsulinemia Euglycemia Therapy (HIET) for Beta Blocker and Calcium Channel Blocker Toxicity

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Cardiogenic shock from beta blocker/calcium channel blocker overdose can be difficult to treat. HIET is a life-saving treatment modality.
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