• PARAMEDIC2: Epinephrine increases rate of 30-day survival in cardiac arrest

    28 days ago - By Healio

    Clifton W. Callaway
    Patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest treated with epinephrine were more likely to survive at 30 days compared with those treated with placebo, according to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
    Analysis of survival, neurologic outcome
    Gavin D. Perkins, MD, professor of critical care medicine and director of the clinical trial unit at University of Warwick Medical School in the United Kingdom, and colleagues analyzed data from 8,014 patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest who were provided life support from five ambulance services in the...
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  • Heart Patient's Discharged Against Advice More Likely to Return Within 30 Days

    Heart Patient's Discharged Against Advice More Likely to Return Within 30 Days

    28 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Heart attack patients who get themselves discharged against medical advice are more likely to return to the hospital in a hurry, finds a new study.
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