MedicalHorizion: Norepinephrine For Treatment Of Shock

MedicalHorizion: Norepinephrine For Treatment Of Shock


Physicians treating patients with shock should consider norepinephrine instead of dopamine as a tool for stabilizing blood pressure, according to an editorial written by Emory Universitys Jerrold Levy, MD, FAHA, in the March 4, 2010, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). Levy explains in this video. Video produced by Larry Warry and Geoff Huitt, Emory University School of Medicine. About Dr. Levy Levy, professor and deputy chair for research, Department of Anesthesiology, Emory University School of Medicine, and co-director of cardiothoracic anesthesiology, Emory Healthcare, evaluated findings of the recent study. More Information Norepinephrine favored for treatment of shock Study Shows Norepinephrine Favored over Dopamine for Shock Woodruff Health Sciences Center Emory Healthcare

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