EMS LHP – Episode 57 – Bicarb Use In Cardiac Arrest?

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Y’all have had lots of questions about using sodium bicarbonate in cardiac arrest after we ran an interview with Dr. Menegazzi about an abstract he presented showing a benefit with bicarb. You wanted more, so here it is! Dr. Jarvis reviews a paper from British Columbia from 2017 that looks at just this thing!

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1. Kawano T, Grunau B, Scheuermeyer FX, et al. Prehospital sodium bicarbonate use could worsen long-term survival with favorable neurological recovery among patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2017;119:63-69. doi:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2017.08.008
EMS LHP – Episode 57 – Bicarb Use In Cardiac Arrest?
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