Norepinephrine Probably Better Than Dopamine for Shock Comparison of Dopamine and Norepinephrine in the Treatment of Shock

  • Published 2010


Background: Consensus guidelines and expert recommendations suggest that either dopamine or norepinephrine can be used in the treatment of shock, but few randomized trials exist. Objective: To compare dopamine to norepinephrine as first-line vasopressor therapy in the treatment of shock. Design: Multicenter randomized head-to-head trial. Participants… (More)