Bicarbonate (Carbon Dioxide/CO2) on Serum BMP & Blood Gases/ABG – A Detailed Exploration

Bicarbonate (Carbon DioxideCO2) on Serum BMP & Blood GasesABG

Hello, readers! Today, I’m going to take you on a journey through the fascinating world of bicarbonate (HCO3-), a vital component in our body’s acid-base balance. Have you ever wondered how our body maintains the perfect pH levels? Well, bicarbonate plays a starring role in this process, and it’s something we can measure in both … Read more

Midodrine in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) – Its Role and Effectiveness

Midodrine in the Intensive Care Unit

Midodrine is a vasopressor and antihypotensive agent, meaning it raises blood pressure. It was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States in 1996 for the treatment of dysautonomia and orthostatic hypotension. A prodrug that forms an active metabolite, desglymidodrine, which acts on the alpha-adrenergic receptors of the arteriolar and venous … Read more