Randomised study of hypertonic saline infusion during resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

@article{Breil2012RandomisedSO,
  title={Randomised study of hypertonic saline infusion during resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.},
  author={Martin Breil and Henning Krep and Ulli Heister and Andreas Bartsch and Raphael Bender and Bernadette Schaefers and Andreas Hoeft and Matthias Fischer},
  journal={Resuscitation},
  year={2012},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={347-52}
}
AIM OF THE STUDY Animal models of hypertonic saline infusion during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) improve survival, as well as myocardial and cerebral perfusion during CPR. We studied the effect of hypertonic saline infusion during CPR (Guidelines 2000) on survival to hospital admission and hospital discharge, and neurological outcome on hospital discharge. METHODS The study was performed by the EMS of Bonn, Germany, with ethical committee approval. Study inclusion criteria were non… CONTINUE READING

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