BOX Trial: Blood Pressure

Blood-Pressure Targets in Comatose Survivors of Cardiac Arrest Kjaergaard et al | New England Journal of Medicine| August 2022 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2208687 Clinical Question In patients with return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) after cardiac arrest does a higher MAP target (> 77mmHg) compared to a standard targetĀ  (>63mmHg) reduce death or survival at discharge with a poor neurological status? Background Manipulation […]

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Effect of Out-of-Hospital Sodium Nitrite on Survival to Hospital Admission After Cardiac Arrest: A Randomized Clinical Trial Kim @uwcardiology. JAMA. 2021 January 12;325(2):138-145. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.24326. Clinical Question In patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, does sodium nitrite, compared with placebo, improve survival to hospital admission? Background Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest continues to have a high risk of morbidity and mortality Nitrate therapy […]

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