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Saturday, April 09, 2011

Critical Care | Full text | Etomidate and adrenal insufficiency: the controversy continues

Critical Care | Full text | Etomidate and adrenal insufficiency: the controversy continues: "Etomidate and adrenal insufficiency: the controversy continues"

Recommendations
One bolus of etomidate is not associated with a significant increase in morbidity or mortality compared to ketamine. Etomidate can still be safely be used for rapid sequence intubation.