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During resuscitation, which of the following statements about epinephrine is FALSE?

A) In ventricular fibrillation, epinephrine makes the heart muscle able to respond to the electrical impulse of a defibrillator.
B) If the heart has stopped beating, epinephrine can stimulate heart contractions.
C) Epinephrine also maintains the blood pressure to improve the chances of a successful resuscitation.
D) Epinephrine can reverse the metabolic acidosis that occurs when the heart stops.

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Answer: D

A) This is a true statement.
B) This is a true statement.
C) This is a true statement.
D) Epinephrine cannot treat metabolic acidosis.

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