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Early Epinephrine Therapy Leads to Better Cardiac Arrest Recovery

Earlier epinephrine treatment during a cardiac arrest is linked to better recovery compared to later treatment, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Resuscitation Science Symposium (ReSS) 2021. The virtual meeting will be held November 12 through November 14 in conjunction with the Association’s Scientific Sessions 2021.

“Our study’s findings should guide emergency medical services professionals towards earlier administration of epinephrine during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest management,” said lead study author Shengyuan Luo, MD, an internal medicine resident physician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

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