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Nursing Pharmacology:  Autonomic Pharmacology Adrenergic Drugs

 

Clinical Use: Sympathomimetic Agents: Brief Summary 

 

α Adrenergic Agonists

 

 

Non-selective Adrenergic agonists

1-adrenergic receptor selective agonists

2-selective agonists (various drugs)

Overview-- Varied Clinical Uses of Adrenergic Drugs

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Stoelting, R.K., "Sympathomimetics", in Pharmacology and Physiology in Anesthetic Practice, Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1999, p.259.

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