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Epinephrine after cardiac arrest

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Researching the management of cardiac arrest is notoriously difficult, with obvious practical and ethical obstacles. Consequently much of what we are told to do in widely-used arrest protocols lacks a robust evidence base. It is refreshing therefore to see a study which, while not a randomised controlled trial, is probably as good as we will see in support of the early use of epinephrine (adrenaline). In …

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