cardiac arrest

     

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Trial Studied trt Control trt patientstagsROB Trial result

active compression-decompression CPR

not classified
Aufderheide, 2011   active compression-decompression CPRstandard CPRRisk of bias suggesting

antiarrythmic drugs

amiodarone
ARREST, 1999     amiodaroneplaceboLow risk of bias suggesting
ALIVE, 2002     amiodaronelidocaineLow risk of bias suggesting

compression-only CPR

not classified
Rea, 2010    NCTcompression-only CPRstandard CPRnegative
Svensson, 2010     compression-only CPRstandard CPRnegative
Hallstrom, 2000     compression-only CPRstandard CPRRisk of bias negative
Hallstrom + preliminary study   compression-only CPRstandard CPR -

fibrinolysis

t-pa
Abu-Laban, 2002     t-PAplaceboLow risk of bias negative
tenecteplase
TROICA, 2008      NCTtenecteplaseplaceboLow risk of bias negative
TICA, 2004     tenecteplaseplaceboLow risk of bias negative

modified resuscitation protocol

not classified
Jost, 2010     compressions firstdefibrillation firstnegative
Baker, 2008     compressions firstdefibrillation firstnegative
Jacobs, 2005     compressions firstdefibrillation firstnegative
Wik, 2003     compressions firstdefibrillation firstnegative
Aufderheide, 2011   active compression-decompression CPRstandard CPRRisk of bias suggesting
Rea, 2010    NCTcompression-only CPRstandard CPRnegative
Svensson, 2010     compression-only CPRstandard CPRnegative
Hallstrom, 2000     compression-only CPRstandard CPRRisk of bias negative
Hallstrom + preliminary study   compression-only CPRstandard CPR -

omega-3 fatty acids

fish oil
Raitt , 2006    NCTfish oilplaceboLow risk of bias negative
SOFA , 2006      NCTfish oilplaceboLow risk of bias negative
Leaf, 2005     fish oilplacebosuggesting

Public Access Defibrillation

not classified
HAT      NCTAutomatic External DefibrillationCardiopulmonary Resuscitation -
PAD (Hallstrom), 2004           Automatic External DefibrillationCardiopulmonary Resuscitationnegative

vasopressin

not classified
Lindner, 1997     vasopressinepinephrineLow risk of bias suggesting
Li, 1999   vasopressinepinephrinesuggesting
Lee, 2000   vasopressinepinephrinenegative
Stiell, 2001       vasopressinepinephrineLow risk of bias negative
Wenzel, 2004     vasopressinepinephrinenegative