Efficacy of vasopressin-epinephrine compared to epinephrine alone for out of hospital cardiac arrest patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Zhang2017EfficacyOV,
  title={Efficacy of vasopressin-epinephrine compared to epinephrine alone for out of hospital cardiac arrest patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Qiang Zhang and B O Liu and Lianxing Zhao and Zhijiang Qi and Huan Shao and Bir Bhanu and Chunsheng Li},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={35 10},
  pages={1555-1560}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to conduct a meta-analysis to evaluate the efficacy of vasopressin-epinephrine compared to epinephrine alone in patients who suffered out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). METHODS Relevant studies up to February 2017 were identified by searching in PubMed, EMBASE, the Cochrane Library, Wanfang for randomized controlled trials(RCTs) assigning adults with cardiac arrest to treatment with vasopressin-epinephrine (VEgroup) vs adrenaline (epinephrine) alone (E… CONTINUE READING