PARAMEDIC2 Trial – Visual Abstract
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This is a visual abstract of the PARAMEDIC2 Trial: Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Conclusion: In adults with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, use of epinephrine resulted in a significantly higher rate of survival compared with placebo but there was no difference in terms of favorable neurological outcomes.
Citation: Perkins GD, Ji C, Deakin CD, et al., on behalf of the PARAMEDIC2 Collaborators. A Randomized Trial of Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. N Engl J Med 2018;Jul 18:[Epub ahead of print].
Date: July 30, 2018
Authors: Usama Bin Nasir, MD
Source: ACC Media File
Keywords: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Arrhythmias, Cardiac, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Defibrillators, Electric Countershock, Epinephrine, Heart Arrest, Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest, Secondary Prevention, Survival Rate, Ventricular Fibrillation