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Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
A Network Meta-analysis and Subgroup Analyses of Shockable and Nonshockable Rhythms

Standard-dose epinephrine, high-dose epinephrine, and the combination of epinephrine with vasopressin are associated with increased ROSC and survival to hospital admission post-OHCA compared to placebo or no treatment. However, these agents don't necessarily enhance survival to discharge or ensure a good functional outcome. Notably, standard-dose epinephrine does improve survival to discharge for patients with a nonshockable rhythm but not for those with a shockable rhythm.



Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest - CHEST (chestnet.org)

Mustafa Sulaiman
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