Pharmacology II : Agents to Optimize Cardiac Output and Blood Pressure Overview

  • Published 2000

Abstract

Epinephrine Epinephrine hydrochloride produces beneficial effects in patients during cardiac arrest, primarily because of its a-adrenergic receptor–stimulating properties.1 The adrenergic effects of epinephrine increase myocardial and cerebral blood flow during CPR.2 The value and safety of the b-adrenergic effects of epinephrine are controversial because… (More)

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