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Push-Dose Vasopressor Safety and Efficacy

Are push-dose vasopressors (PDPs) safe and effective for patients with hypotension outside the operating room? This Concise Critical Appraisal covers a recent study that sought to determine whether phenylephrine and epinephrine are effective for acute hypotensive periods when PDP protocols are in place.

SCCM Pod-458 CCM: Association of Catecholamine in Patients With Septic Shock

Catecholamine is used in patients with septic shock to augment hemodynamics and achieve goal mean arterial pressure. Ludwig H. Lin, MD, is joined by Gretchen L. Sacha BCCCP, PharmD, to discuss this retrospective observational study to evaluate the associations of catecholamine dose, lactate concentration, and timing from shock onset at vasopressin initiation with in-hospital mortality. This podcast is sponsored by Sound Physicians.

SCCM Pod-69 2007 Congress Special: Epinephrine Versus Norepinephrine for Septic Shock

Djillali Annane, MD, discusses a study on epinephrine versus norepinephrine for septic shock he presented during the 36th Critical Care Congress.

SCCM Pod-334 Vasopressors: Future Research

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Lakhmir S. Chawla, MD, about future research related to the Congress session “Bench-Pressing in the ICU: Which Vasopressor Agent Should I Choose for My Patient?” which he presented at the 45th Critical Care Congress in Orlando, Florida