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The Beta Blocker and Clonidine Protocol

Lesson 3
Risk Stratification

27. Reducing Myocardial Ischemia

How do we avoid myocardial ischemia? That's easy, just avoid: tachycardia, hypotension, hypertension, pain, hypercoagulation, vasospasm, inflammation, and tissue injury for about a week. (Well, several days before and a week to a month after surgery.) That isn't so difficult.

Methods to Reduce Incidence of Myocardial Ischemia

bullet Avoid tachycardia
bullet Avoid hypotension
bullet Avoid hypertension
bullet Avoid pain
bullet Avoid hypercoagulation
bullet Avoid vasospasm
bullet Avoid tissue injury


Avoid Myocardial Ischemia


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