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EMCrit Wee – Abandon Epinephrine?


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Scott D. Weingart, MD

New York, NY

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EMCrit Wee – Abandon Epinephrine?

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Two studies were mentioned: Hagihara A, et al. Prehospital Epinephrine Use and Survival Among Patients With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. JAMA. 2012;307(11):1161-1168

See Ryan’s blog for some great commentary.


The PACA Trial: Jacobs et al. Effect of adrenaline on survival in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Resuscitation. 2011 Sep;82(9):1138-43.


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