BRCT

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BRCT

Brain Resuscitation Clinical Trial. A series of trials which tried various therapeutic manoeuvres to resuscitate the brains of post-CPR comatose patients.
 
BRCT I
Thiopental; deemed completely ineffective.

BRCT II
Calcium-channel blocker—lidoflazine; also ineffective.
 
BRCT III
Epinephrine and sodium bicarbonate (SB)—epinephrine was ineffective; SB possibly effective.
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