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A pediatric patient is administered epinephrine to treat bronchospasm as a result of acute asthma. What effect should the patient be monitored for?
A)Edema
B)Syncope
C)Bradycardia
D)Hemorrhage
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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Epinephrine is mainly used in children for treatment of bronchospasm due to asthma or allergic reactions. Parenteral epinephrine may cause syncope when given to asthmatic children. Epinephrine will not increase edema or cause bradycardia or hemorrhage.

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