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Research & Reviews  512 results

Ictal asystole: an uncommon but significant cause of transient loss of consciousness-a ...
BMJ Case Reports; Wright EC, Mitchell L et. al.

Jul 21st, 2021 - Ictal bradycardia and asystole are rare, but potentially serious complications of epileptic seizures. We present a case series of three such patients diagnosed through our syncope service. For two patients, treatment with anticonvulsant therapy al...

Extracorporeal Life Support in Accidental Hypothermia with Cardiac Arrest-A Narrative R...
ASAIO Journal (American Society for Artificial Internal O... Swol J, Darocha T et. al.

Jul 15th, 2021 - Severely hypothermic patients, especially suffering cardiac arrest, require highly specialized treatment. The most common problems affecting the recognition and treatment seem to be awareness, logistics, and proper planning. In severe hypothermia,...

Cardiology perspective on seizure-related bradyarrhythmias and SUDEP: A survey study.
Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B; Farrenburg M, Rali A et. al.

Jul 12th, 2021 - To determine cardiologist knowledge of and experience with seizure-related bradyarrhythmias and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). Autonomic changes related to acute seizures are common and can occur during the ictal or postictal period....

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

Jul 12th, 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...

Musicogenic epilepsy with ictal asystole: a video-EEG case report.
Epileptic Disorders : International Epilepsy Journal With... Benoit J, Martin F et. al.

Jul 9th, 2021 - Musicogenic seizures and ictal asystole are two rare features mainly encountered in temporal lobe epilepsy. We present the first case of musicogenic epilepsy with ictal asystole in a patient with right temporal lobe epilepsy, confirmed by video-EE...

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Guidelines  1 results

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

Mar 19th, 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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Drugs  11 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  9 results

Role of Low Dose Epinephrine Boluses In Acute Hypotension

Sep 13th, 2018 - Epinephrine, due to its alpha-1 and beta-adrenergic effects, is considered an important part of the management of children with hypo-tension. Epinephrine is typically used as a continuous infusion (0.02-0.5 μg/kg/min) for severe sustained hypo-ten...

Early Echographic Asystole as a Predictive Factor of Absence of Spontaneous Circulatory Activity Recovery (SCAR) in Prehospital Cardio Respiratory Arrests (CRA)

Apr 10th, 2018 - Prehospital Cardio-Respiratory Arrests (CRA) represent a significant cause of mortality in France (between 30,000 and 50,000 cases per year) [1]. The prognosis is particularly pejorative, since only 5 to 6% of patients will leave the hospital aliv...

Combined Vasopressin, Methylprednisolone, and Epinephrine for Inhospital Cardiac Arrest

Jan 11th, 2016 - Inhospital cardiac arrest still constitutes an important clinical problem with survival to discharge ranging within 0-42% (most common range = 15-20%). Survival after witnessed, pulseless ventricular fibrillation/tachycardia(VF/VT) that is respons...

Automatic External Defibrillation Monitoring in Cardiac Arrest

Jul 14th, 2015 - Cardiac arrest (CA) is defined as the sudden cessation of effective cardiac pumping function as a result of either ventricular asystole (inactivity of the heart) or pulseless ventricular tachycardia/ventricular fibrillation (VT/VF). Pulseless vent...

Trial of Different Hypothermia Temperatures in Patients Recovered From Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest

Dec 4th, 2012 - Patients admitted consecutively were potentially eligible for the study if they had a witnessed out-off hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) apparently related to heart disease and an interval of <60 minutes from collapse to return of spontaneous circul...

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News  38 results

Opioid-induced Cardiac Arrest Calls for Specific Management

Mar 14th, 2021 - Cardiac arrest stemming from opioid overdose is clinically different from other types of cardiac arrest, and targeted education is needed to help the lay public and emergency medical personnel promptly recognize and respond to it, the American Hea...

Sodium Nitrite Disappoints in Cardiac Arrest

Apr 13th, 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...

Fast Five Quiz: Aspirin Use

Jan 2nd, 2020 - If aspirin use is suspected, direct questioning is useful. Many patients do not list aspirin or other over-the-counter aspirin-containing products because they may not consider such products to be medications.  Tinnitus is commonly encountered whe...

Asystole Following Nitroglycerin: A Review of Two Cases

Aug 2nd, 2018 - Case 2 The patient in Case 2, had chest pain upon arrival at the ED and was administered SL NTG, with notable improvement in chest pain, but not complete resolution. With serial examinations, including a review of pain scale scores, she was given.

Survival Still Relatively Poor for In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest During Nights, Weekends

Jan 22nd, 2018 - Action Points Acute resuscitation survival for in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) has improved, but a gap remains between night and weekend (off-hours) and regular on-hours IHCA survival to discharge, according to registry data from 470 U.S. hospit...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →