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Research & Reviews  197 results

Severe obstructive sleep apnoea, aortic dissection and aortopulmonary fistula in a 56-y...
BMJ Case Reports; Jelani MA, Nosib S

Aug 22nd, 2021 - We present a case of a 56-year-old patient with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) presenting with acute decompensated heart failure and signs of cardiogenic shock. Echocardiography and CT imaging led to the diagnosis of acute type A aortic dissection...

The association between end-tidal CO2 and return of spontaneous circulation after out-o...
Resuscitation Crickmer M, Drennan IR et. al.

Aug 21st, 2021 - End-tidal carbon dioxide (ETCO2) has been suggested to have prognostic implications during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Our objective was to determine if the change in ETCO2 (delta ETCO2) during resuscitation was predictive of future ret...

Sex Disparities in Sudden Cardiac Death.
Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology; Butters A, Arnott C et. al.

Aug 17th, 2021 - The overall incidence of sudden cardiac death is considerably lower among women than men, reflecting significant and often under-recognized sex differences. Women are older at time of sudden cardiac death, less likely to have a prior cardiac diagn...

Outcomes of adult patients supported by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) foll...
Journal of Cardiac Surgery; Guru PK, Seelhammer TG et. al.

Jul 13th, 2021 - To describe our experience in use of extracorporeal life support (ECLS) as a rescue strategy in patients following cardiopulmonary resuscitation. A retrospective analysis was performed for patients (n = 101) who received ECLS after cardiorespirato...

Effects of Left Ventricular Versus Traditional Chest Compressions in a Traumatic Pulsel...
Military Medicine; Anderson KL, Evans JC et. al.

Jun 19th, 2021 - Prehospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation has commonly been considered ineffective in traumatic cardiopulmonary arrest because traditional chest compressions do not produce substantial cardiac output. However, recent evidence suggests that chest c...

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Guideline for resuscitation in cardiac arrest after cardiac surgery.
European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery : Official Jo... Dunning J, Fabbri A et. al.

Mar 20th, 2009 - The Clinical Guidelines Committee of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery provides this professional view on resuscitation in cardiac arrest after cardiac surgery. This document was created using a multimodal methodology for eviden...

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News  28 results

Sodium Nitrite Disappoints in Cardiac Arrest

Apr 14th, 2020 - Among patients who had an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, intravenous sodium nitrite given by paramedics during resuscitation did not significantly improve their chances of being admitted to or discharged from the hospital alive. The study was pre...

Role of Point-of-Care Ultrasonography in the Evaluation and Management of Kidney Disease

Dec 6th, 2018 - Cardiac Arrest in ESRD Patients with ESRD may have sudden cardiac arrest as a result of several etiologies. During the advance cardiac life support algorithm, there is a brief period of evaluation of the electrical rhythm in which echocardiography.

Delay predicting outcome in comatose cardiac arrest
Cardiology News;

Nov 13th, 2017 - Predictors showing utility Several clinical factors predicted poor cerebral outcome with low false-positive rates: Unwitnessed cardiac arrest had a false-positive rate of only 4%; initial presentation in asystole or with pulseless electrical activ.

Carbon Monoxide: The Other Silent Killer
Kirk L. Cumpston, DO, S. Rutherfoord Rose, PharmD

Nov 10th, 2017 - Case Presentations Case 1: Smoke Inhalation (Carbon Monoxide and Cyanide) A 50-year-old woman was pulled from the window of a burning building and found to be in cardiac arrest with pulseless electrical activity. Standard advanced cardiac life-sup.

The Most Life-Saving Emergency Medicine Articles of 2014

Dec 19th, 2014 - Pulseless Electrical Activity A Simplified and Structured Teaching Tool for the Evaluation and Management of Pulseless Electrical Activity Littmann L, Bustin DJ, Haley MW Med Princ Prac. 2014;23:1-6 Pulseless electrical activity (PEA) is the prese...

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