Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Amiodarone and Lidocaine May Improve Survival Outcomes
There were no significant differences in survival to hospital discharge among the amiodarone, lidocaine, and placebo groups.
A 56-year-old man with improved flu-like symptoms, but marked shortness of breath and palpitations, presents to an urgent care center.
A 45-year-old man presents to the emergency department with some mental confusion and near syncope.
The HeartStart MRx defibrillator may fail at any time, including during repeated shocks while in AED mode.