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Comparison of Dopamine and Norepinephrine in the Treatment of Shock

Posted by • March 3rd, 2010

This week, De Backer et al. report on a multicenter clinical trial in which they randomly assigned 1679 patients with shock to receive either dopamine or norepinephrine to restore and maintain blood pressure. With regard to the primary endpoint of 28-day mortality, there was no difference between the two pressors. However, dopamine was unexpectedly associated… Read More…