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Time to Epinephrine and Survival After Pediatric In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

L Andersen, K Berg, B Saindon, et al for the American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines–Resuscitation Investigators JAMA, 2015, 314(8):802-810


In the US approximately 16,000 children have a cardiac arrest each year, with non-shockable rhythms most common (PEA, systole), and associated with 25-40% survival to hospital discharge. Adrenaline is recommended at 0.01 mg/kg as soon as possible, repeated every 3-5 minutes. In adults...


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