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Vasopressors for Cadiogenic Shock: Guidelines

Last updated: January 30, 2017
Project Number: RB1059-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of vasopressors for the prevention of cardiogenic shock in patients with myocardial infarction in a pre-hospital or emergency department setting?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of vasopressors for the treatment of cardiogenic shock in patients with myocardial infarction in a pre-hospital or emergency department setting?

Key Message

Five evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the use of vasopressors for the treatment of cardiogenic shock in patients with myocardial infarction in a pre-hospital or emergency department setting.