Endotracheal administration of epinephrine and atropine

Pediatr Emerg Care. 1986 Sep;2(3):168-9. doi: 10.1097/00006565-198609000-00004.


A case history of a seven-month-old girl arriving at the emergency department in cardiac arrest from an inhalation injury without venous access is described. The patient was resuscitated with endotracheal administration of epinephrine and atropine. A review of the literature of endotracheal administration of medications in pediatrics subsequently follows.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Atropine / administration & dosage*
  • Burns, Inhalation / complications
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Emergencies*
  • Epinephrine / administration & dosage*
  • Female
  • Heart Arrest / drug therapy*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Intubation, Intratracheal
  • Oxygen Inhalation Therapy
  • Resuscitation*


  • Atropine
  • Epinephrine