cardiac arrest, immediate resuscitation, post-resuscitation care
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
JAMA. 2013 Jul 17;310(3):270-9 Randomized Controlled Trial, Multicenter Study
IN cardiac arrest, immediate resuscitation, post-resuscitation care The Use of
combined treatment with vasopressin (20 IU) plus epinephrine (1 mg) each 3 minutes for 5 times, plus 40 mg methylprednisolone IV once, plus hydrocortisone (300 mg/d for 7 days) in patients with shock after resuscitation
As Treatment, Acute
Is better Than
repeated epinephrine (1 mg) alone, without vasopressin nor corticosteroids
To improve survival to hospital discharge with no or little neurological impairment: 14% combined treatment VS 5% epinephrine alone