Description: A rapid evidence update on common drugs during cardiac arrest resuscitation including a quick evidence review and studies in the pipeline.
- To identify key clinical trials and studies related to common drugs used during cardiac arrest
- To reflect how to incorporate evidence into clinical practice
- High quality CPR is the most important aspect of resuscitation.
- Cardiac arrest drugs require evaluation before scrapping them.
Biography: Dr. Steve Lin is an emergency physician, trauma team leader, and scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital. His research interest is in developing and evaluating drug therapies and devices that allow for goal-directed therapy in cardiac arrest resuscitation. He is a chapter author for the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care and an evidence reviewer for the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation.