Amiodarone, Lidocaine, or Placebo in OHCA

Amiodarone, Lidocaine, or Placebo in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest, which one is your choice? The 2015 update of ACLS is still recommending Amio in Vfib, VTach Cardiac arrest after Shock and Epi, But new study in NEJM proved that among 3026 patients who randomized to Amiodarone (974), Lidocaine (993), or Placebo (1059), there were no statistically significant rate of survival to hospital discharge or favorable neurologic outcome.

 

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