[Special aspects of analgosedation in cardiogenic shock patients].

Research paper by H H Lemm, M M Janusch, M M Buerke

Indexed on: 27 Jan '16Published on: 27 Jan '16Published in: Medizinische Klinik, Intensivmedizin und Notfallmedizin


Patients with cardiogenic shock pose a challenge to physicians due to cardiorespiratory instability in addition to the underlying medical condition. If analgosedation and ventilation are indicated, commonly administered drugs themselves often influence hemodynamics and oxygenation. The present article provides an overview of the available substances with consideration of the patients' condition, then monitoring and optimization of analgosedation.

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