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A Randomised Trial of Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

This study involving five UK ambulance services and 8014 patients investigated whether using adrenaline for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is safe and effective. 

The trial found that using adrenaline for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resulted in a slight increase in survival, but a much greater likelihood of severe disability.  Further details can be found on the trial website: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/med/research/ctu/trials/critical/paramedic2/

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