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1

How is epinephrine used in anaphylactic shock?

alpha1- vasoconstriction, beta-2 bronchodilation, beta 2 decrease histamine release from mast cells

2

what are 5 approaches in treating shock?

Volume, NE, Isoproterenol
Dopamine, alpha-blockers

3

What are some cautions with alpha-agonists?

Localized aischemia may occur at infusion site
avoid extravasation
gradually decrease infusion

4

Cardiac stimulation can be achieved with beta 1 activation. In what diseases would this method be used?

CHF
AV BLOCK
CARDIAC ARREST

5

What drugs can achieve beta-1 activation?

epinephrine (B1, B2 + a)
Isoproterenol (B1 + B2)
Dobutamine (b1 selective)

6

Glaucoma treated with ?

mostly beta blockers but also alpha agonists