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What are nursing responsibilities in giving dobutamine?

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Dr. Samuel Hahn
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Samuel Hahn
Dr. Samuel Hahn
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Nursing dobutamine

Usually this drug is given in a special care unit.
The nurse monitors the patients vital signs, i&o, infusion rate and CNS state. For any signs out of ordered parameters the nurse reports to the md or follows established protocols.

In brief: Nursing dobutamine

Usually this drug is given in a special care unit.
The nurse monitors the patients vital signs, i&o, infusion rate and CNS state. For any signs out of ordered parameters the nurse reports to the md or follows established protocols.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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