Epinephrine Use and Cardiac Arrest Survival

Whist epinephrine (adrenaline) is commonly used during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), both in and out of hospital, its effectiveness is poorly established. ¬†Although some animal studies have suggested a short term benefit due to increased cerebral and coronary perfusion, an increase in myocardial oxygen consumption and ventricular arrhythmias has also been documented. ¬†The purpose of this […]

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