Adrenaline can restart the heart, but is no good for the brainBMJ 2019; 364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4259 (Published 04 March 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:k4259
- Rob Cook, clinical director1,
- Peter Davidson, clinical adviser2,
- Rosie Martin, clinical specialist1
- on behalf of NIHR Dissemination Centre
- 1Bazian, Economist Intelligence Unit healthcare, London, UK
- 2Wessex Institute, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
- Correspondence to R Cook
A randomised trial of epinephrine in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
Perkins GD, Ji C, Deakin CD, Quinn T, Nolan JP, Scomparin C, Regan S, Long J, Slowther A, Pocock H, Black JJM, Moore F, Fothergill RT, Rees N, O’Shea L, Docherty M, Gunson I, Han K, Charlton K, Finn J, Petrou S, Stallard N, Gates S, Lall R for the PARAMEDIC2 Collaborators
Published on 18 July 2018 N Engl J Med 2018;379:711-21.
This project was funded by the National Institute for Health Research HTA Programme (project number 12/127/126).
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