A 43-year-old member asked:
Why's intravenous therapy given to mi patients?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pulmonary Critical Care 48 years experience
To break up clots: Intravenous therapy in acute mi often is a drug to break up clots. Also IV access is needed if needed to help resuscitate a patient with acute mi, by giving fluid for low blood pressure and rhythm drugs for arrhythmias.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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