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.
The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation noted knowledge gaps in the categories of automated external defibrillators, cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality, advanced life support, and pediatric life support.
In patients with coronary heart disease and a history of myocardial infarction, many sudden arrhythmic deaths had a clinical history of angina.
Particulate matter less than 2.5 µm in diameter was linked to higher sudden cardiac death risk in women.