Survival outcomes with the introduction of intravenous epinephrine in the management of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

@article{Ong2007SurvivalOW,
  title={Survival outcomes with the introduction of intravenous epinephrine in the management of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.},
  author={Marcus Eng Hock Ong and Eng Hoe Tan and Faith Suan Peng Ng and Anushia Panchalingham and Swee Han Lim and Peter George Manning and Victor Yeok Kein Ong and Steven Hoon Chin Lim and Susan Yap and Lai Peng Sharon Tham and Kheng Siang Ng and Anantharaman Venkataraman},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={635-42}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE The benefit of epinephrine in cardiac arrest is controversial and has not been conclusively shown in any human clinical study. We seek to assess the effect of introducing intravenous epinephrine on the survival outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients in an emergency medical services (EMS) system that previously did not use intravenous medications. METHODS This observational, prospective, before-after clinical study constitutes phase II of the Cardiac Arrest and… CONTINUE READING

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