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Norepinephrine in Sepsis

Published on Nov 18, 2015

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Norepinephrine in Sepsis


Don’t waste your time and start squeezing those vessels!

10 reasons to delay the initiation of this vasopressor…. None.

Norepinephrine is your best friend when you have a low MAP not responding to fluids.

Clinical Pearl:
Norepinephrine increases preload, MAP, contractility and causes less arrhythmia.

Clinical Pearl:
Norepinephrine is also better for renal perfusion and oxigenation!

Dopamine : Higher rate of arrythmias (You know you don't want that)

Early Management of Severe Sepsis

Paul Marik. Chest. 2014;145(6):1407-1418

Surviving Sepsis Campaign

Dellinger RP et al. Critical Care Med 2013 Feb;41(2) 580-637