October 3, 2017

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Category: Fundamentals 
Nitroglycerin powerfully dilates when injected into an artery, an effect limited by reflex adrenergic-mediated vasoconstriction. Hence (1) nitrates are better venous than arteriolar dilators and (2) there is an associated adrenergic reflex tachycardia.