Pharmacy to Dose: The Critical Care Podcast

Pulmonary Hypertension

September 14, 2020

Pulmonary Hypertension

Special Guest: Brian Murray, PharmD, BCCCP

 

Reference List: https://pharmacytodose.files.wordpress.com/2020/09/ph-references.pdf

 

03:38 – Recent changes in PH management; 05:05 – PH classification; 10:22 – PH functional classification; 13:15 – PH diagnosis; 16:00 – Vasoreactivity challenge; 18:51 – Drug-induced PH; 21:08 – Short- and long-term PAH treatment goals; 23:50 – PH risk factors; 26:00 – Modifying outpatient PH medications/medication regimens; 33:03 – Fluid management in PH; 35:37 – VTE prophylaxis/treatment in PAH; 38:32 – Management of arrhythmias in PAH; 41:35 – CCB for PH treatment; 46:24 – Comparative studies in PH; 47:37 – Prostacyclins; 71:30 – Endothelin receptor antagonists; 76:04 – Phosphodiesterase inhibitors; 77:00 – sGC stimulator; 80:00 – Preferred treatment of PAH?; 84:53 – Vasopressors in patients with PH; 88:50 – Acute RV decompensation; 92:32 – Effect of positive pressure ventilation on PH; 94:55 – Management of outpatient PH infusion pumps; 97:22 – Take-home points

 

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