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A patient has been resuscitated using epinephrine following an episode of asystole and is now being monitored in the intensive care unit (ICU). When monitoring the patient's status, the nurse should anticipate which of the following effects of epinephrine administration? Select all that apply.
A)Decreased urine output
B)Hyperglycemia
C)Increased serum potassium levels
D)Hypercapnia
E)Increased blood pressure
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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Administration of epinephrine is associated with decreased urine output, increased blood glucose, hyperkalemia, and increased blood pressure. Excess CO2 levels are not anticipated.

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