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Friday, January 29, 2021

Refractory V fib or V Tac

Taming The SRU
Taming The SRU - January 27, 2021 - By Jeffery Hill
“Anyone who’s faced a patient with refractory V fib or V Tac, knows the certain pang of hopelessness that strikes when round and round of epi, CPR, and shocks fails to deliver a return to organized rhythm. ECMO is an option. Baring the availability of perhaps one of the most resource-intensive procedures in medicine, what option does one have? If nothing is working what do you change? Beta blockers? Change up the shocks? Is that bicarb you’re giving doing any good? This post and the affiliated podcast will cover 3 articles looking at the evidence for these new and old treatments for. cardiac arrest