Keywords: push dose pressor, phenylephrine, epinephrine, human error (PubMed Search)
“Push dose pressors” – administration of small doses of vasopressors in the emergency room has become a common practice. A recently published study investigated the incidence of human error and adverse hemodynamic events.
Push dose pressors were defined as:
Adverse hemodynamic event was defined as:
249 out of 1522 patients were identified and analyzed from Jan 2010 to November 2017
Cole JB et al. human errors and adverse hemodynamic events related to "push dose pressors" in the emergency department. J Med Toxicol. 2019 Jul 3. doi: 10.1007/s13181-019-00716-z. [Epub ahead of print]