Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Early Goal-Directed Therapy in the Treatment of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Rivers, 2001
The B · R · A · H · M · S PCT assay is used in conjunction with other laboratory results and clinical assessments to support various aspects of sepsis treatment, including early identification of patients who are more at risk, a septic Shock, identify a safe time to discontinue antibiotics, and determine [ ] The post Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Announces Global Agreement to Provide B.R.A.H.M.S appeared first on ST
catiewithasea: irony is seeing this two weeks after an interview where they asked me about a time I had to care for a septic patient- I had never cared for a septic patient. I heard crickets after the question…
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Dobutamine is a sympathomimetic drug used in the treatment of heart failure and cardiogenic shock. Its primary mechanism is direct stimulation of β1 receptors of the sympathetic nervous system. Dobutamine is used to treat acute but potentially reversible heart failure, such as which occurs during cardiac surgery or in cases of septic or cardiogenic shock, on the basis of its positive inotropic action. Dobutamine can be used in cases of congestive heart failure to increase cardiac output.