Tag: heart rate

1. In a randomized control trial, caffeine administration was associated with greater cardiovascular effects in post-pubertal boys than girls. 2. Among postpubertal females, there was a significant interaction between the menstrual cycle phase and the effect of caffeine on heart rate and blood pressure. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)    ...
Image: PD 1. Patients in septic shock who received esmolol achieved reductions in heart rate to target levels without an associated increase in adverse events. 2. The 28-day mortality rate was 49.4% among patients receiving esmolol compared to 80.5% among patients receiving standard care (p<.001).  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Septic...