RINSE

Overview:

The Rapid Infusion of Cold Normal Saline (RINSE) study is a randomised controlled trial to determine whether paramedic inititiated cooling during CPR (using a rapid intravenous infusion of ice-cold normal saline) improves patient survival outcomes compared with usual practice in patients whoa re being resuscitated from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Funding:
NHMRC Project Grant: #1010613; 2011-2014; $677888

Study Progress:
Study started in Melbourne (AV) in 2010, and in 2012 Perth and Adelaide

Submitted by Service:
SAAS

Contact Investigator:
Prof Steve Bernard

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