Epinephrine administration in non-shockable out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Affiliation

Department of Anesthesia & Critical Care - SAMU, Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Necker - Enfants Malades, Université Paris Descartes, 149 rue de Sèvres, 75015 Paris, France. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Epinephrine is recommended for the treatment of non-shockable out of hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) to obtain return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC). Epinephrine efficiency and safety remain under debate.