August 26, 2012

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Critical Care Nursing

Category: Critical Care Nursing
Labetalol is a combined α1-blocker and non-selective β-blocker. The ratio of α1- to β-blocker is 1:7 in the IV form. As a result, labetalol is an effective blood pressure-lowering agent that has the advantage of not causing reflex tachycardia.