One of the newest drugs to hit the critical care environment is angiotensin II, which goes by the brand name Giapreza. It is a continuous IV infusion used for patients in septic shock or other forms of distributive shock. In this podcast episode Nurse Mo talks about the basics of this new medication, how it’s administered (it’s in nanograms!!!!) and what to watch out for (so many things!) Take a listen to learn more about Giapreza in septic shock.

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