A 30-year-old member asked:
Is dobutamine safe to given in a nursing home setting?
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Cardiology 46 years experience
No: No , the patient should be more closely monitored than the nursing home staffing usually allows.
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Cardiology 51 years experience
Dobutamine: We usually would not administer Dobutamine in a nursing home setting. It needs to be closely monitored and this monitoring is usually not possible in a nursing home. Dobutamine is usually given for acute hemodynamic instablity and this is again not usually a nursing home treatment.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2014
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