Epinephrine versus norepinephrine

Cardiac arrest Cardiology PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4

The choice of vasopressor is always a topic of controversy regarding post cardiac arrest patients. Intensive Care Medicine recently published an article with focus on “Epinephrine versus norepinephrine in cardiac arrest patients with post-resuscitation shock”. This study was in Paris metropolitan region. They included 766 patients and they found using Epi in OHCA post cardiac arrest resuscitation was associated with higher all-cause of mortality compared with Norepi!

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