Plasma catecholamine concentrations after successful resuscitation in patients.

OBJECTIVES To measure plasma catecholamine concentrations after cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and to correlate catecholamine concentrations with heart rate (HR), BP, and plasma glucose and lactate concentrations. DESIGN Prospective, descriptive study. SETTING Emergency medical service at a University Hospital. PATIENTS Ten patients (58 to 85 yrs… CONTINUE READING