A 42-year-old member asked:
what are nursing responsibilities in giving dobutamine?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Samuel Hahn answered
27 years experience Cardiology
Best to ask a nurse: Physician training and nurse training are very different. From a physician's perspective, i would want a nurse to monitor vital signs and cardiac telemetry. Nurses would obviously want to check on IV site, drug mixture, drug compatibility (if infusing more than one drug), etc.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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