• ‘Code blue button' may improve care of in-hospital cardiac arrest

    12 days ago - By Healio

    CHICAGO - A “code blue button” to activate code teams via text message may expedite epinephrine administration and increase survival to discharge vs. code activation by overhead page or pager alerts, a speaker reported.
    However, Cody Couperus, MD, resident physician in the emergency medicine and internal medicine program at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, told Healio that due to the small study size, these findings are not statistically significant and require verification in a larger cohort.
    The data were presented at the Resuscitation Science
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