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  • n. Plural form of vasopressor.

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  • Doctors pumped five medications called vasopressors into Belken's body at the highest dose, constricting peripheral blood vessels to keep blood pumping to his heart and brain.

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  • The intensive-care team pumped him with drugs and fluids: antibiotics to kill the still-unidentified bacteria, immune globulin to neutralize toxins, vasopressors to keep his blood pressure up.

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  • Intravenous fluids and vasopressors were administered.

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  • After initial fluid challenge, empiric treatment for septic shock was initiated with antibiotics and vasopressors.

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  • INFECTION symptoms Specific care Supportive care SEPSIS SEVERE SEPSIS SEPTIC SHOCK MODS BP Oxygenation BP Oxygenation Oliguria Fever Tachycardia Tachypnea Empiric antibiotic therapy Source control * Fluids * oxygen therapy * vasopressors * mechanical * EGDT * pressure support * inotropes ventilation ventilation * moderate * low TV * NIV corticosteroids * recruitment * vasopressin manovreus * prone position * CVVH etc Drotecogin α (activated) Cultures, source control, antibiotics, intensive insulin therapy?

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  • Irrespective of the underlying cause of shock, the treatment includes initial resuscitation with vasopressors, volume expansion (performed cautiously in patients with heart failure), and additional therapy for multiorgan system dysfunction, concomitantly with correction of the underlying

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  • On hospital day 2, she was transferred to the ICU for mechanical ventilation; she developed septic shock requiring vasopressors and was treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics and oseltamivir, 150 mg twice daily.

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  • Her hospital course included spontaneous pneumothoraces, hypotension requiring vasopressors, an episode of asystole, infection with

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  • Serious acute hypersensitivity anaphylactic reactions require emergency treatment with epinephrine and other emergency measures, that may include airway management, oxygen, intravenous fluids, antihistamines, corticosteroids, and vasopressors as clinically indicated.

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  • Supportive measures (including oxygen and vasopressors) should be employed in the management of circulatory shock and pulmonary edema accompanying overdose as indicated.

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