Inotropes and Vasopressors: Which one would you use?

Below are 2 cases we have all been confronted with, in the Emergency Department. Which medication is best to support the blood pressure in each case? Case 1 A 68 yo male is brought to your emergency department in what appears to be septic shock. He has had a recent urine infection. Over the last…

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Cardiogenic Shock: Which Vasopressor to use

In the patient who presents with cariogenic shock, the cath lab and a stent or a CABG is probably the treatment of choice, however we don’t always have those luxuries. What inotrope(s) do we use in cariogenic shock? How do we approach those patients for the best outcome? Here is a recent case. It is…

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