Study evaluates blood pressure targets for septic shock resuscitation

03/18/2014 | BeckersHospitalReview.com

The 28-day and 90-day mortality rates of septic shock patients after resuscitation were not significantly different whether they were treated to reach high or low blood pressure levels, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine. Although atrial fibrillation was more prevalent in the high blood pressure group, the link "should be considered only as a hypothesis-generating concept for future trials," researchers said.

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