The use of naloxone to reverse the hypotension caused by endotoxins and endogenous opiates is currently under investigation. This report provides a description of the pathophysiology of endotoxic shock and the therapeutic use of naloxone in order to provide the critical care nurse with the scientific rationale, research-based clinical trials, and the clinical implications for its use.
Articles| February 01 1990
The use of naloxone in treating endotoxic shock
Crit Care Nurse (1990) 10 (2): 63–73.
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LL Schumann, MA Remington; The use of naloxone in treating endotoxic shock. Crit Care Nurse 1 February 1990; 10 (2): 63–73. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/ccn19184.108.40.206
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