October 4, 2014

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Medical Surgical Nursing

Category: Medical Surgical Nursing 
Because it can cause alpha-mediated vasoconstriction, epinephrine is used to (1) delay absorption of local anesthetics, (2) control superficial bleeding and (3) elevate blood pressure. In the past, epinephrine was also used for nasal decongestion.

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