high-dose epinephrine

high-dose epinephrine

Emergency medicine A 'megadose' of epinephrine–15 mg vs 1 mg for standard therapy used as an initial treatment of prehospital cardiac arrest–PCA. See Epinephrine.
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sup][10] High-dose epinephrine is not recommended (Class III recommendation).
The effect of standard- and high-dose epinephrine on coronary perfusion pressure during prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
29) Collen reviewed and reported 59 cases of finger injection with high-dose epinephrine of which 32 cases were untreated.
Hickey added that high-dose epinephrine is not recommended in children, based on a study showing that it did not improve return of spontaneous circulation and resulted in worse 24-hour survival (New Engl.
The use of high-dose epinephrine for pulseless arrests is de-emphasized in children.

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