January 3, 2017

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Medical Surgical Nursing

Category: Medical Surgical Nursing 
Clonidine, 0.2 mg orally initially, followed by 0.1 mg every hour to a total of 0.8 mg, will usually lower blood pressure over a period of several hours. Sedation is frequent and rebound hypertension may occur if the drug is stopped.