Specialist drugs used for “shock” did not lead to either fewer or extra deaths in some critical care patients

National Institute for Health Research

This synopsis from the National Institute for Health Research analyses a systematic review (177 RCTs) which found no significant difference in the death rate of patients who received a vasopressor or inotrope compared with those who did not (RR 0.98, 95%CI = 0.96 to 1.01).

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