Failure of sodium bicarbonate to improve resuscitation from ventricular fibrillation in dogs.

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To determine the value of sodium bicarbonate in resuscitation from ventricular fibrillation and the prevention of spontaneous refibrillation, sodium bicarbonate (1 meq/kg) or placebo was administered on a random basis to 16 pentobarbital-anesthetized dogs 18 min after the induction of ventricular fibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation… (More)

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@article{Guerci1986FailureOS, title={Failure of sodium bicarbonate to improve resuscitation from ventricular fibrillation in dogs.}, author={Alan D. Guerci and Nisha C. Chandra and Elaheh Johnson and Barry K Rayburn and E C Wurmb and Joshua E. Tsitlik and Henry R. Halperin and Cynthia O. Siu and Myron L. Weisfeldt}, journal={Circulation}, year={1986}, volume={74 6 Pt 2}, pages={IV75-9} }