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Epinephrine is used to treat cardiac arrest and status asthmaticus because of which of the following actions?

This question is part of NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 14 Cardiovascular Drugs
Asked by Santepro, Last updated: May 25, 2020

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Answered Nov 28, 2018

Bronchodilation and increased heart rate. contractility. and conduction

Bronchodilation results from stimulated beta receptors. and cardiac effects result from the stimulation of 1 receptors. Choice A does not address respiratory effects of medication. Choice C is incorrect because ?-stimulating drugs cause vasoconstriction. Bronchodilation. not bronchoconstriction. results from 2 activity.

 

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