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Research & Reviews  10,862 results

The Correlation Between COVID-19 Hospitalizations and Emergency Medical Services Respon...
https://doi.org/10.1080/10903127.2022.2112792
Prehospital Emergency Care; Bosson N, Rollman JE et. al.

Aug 16th, 2022 - COVID-19 has had significant secondary effects on health care systems, including effects on emergency medical services (EMS) responses for time-sensitive emergencies. We evaluated the correlation between COVID-19 hospitalizations and EMS responses...

Use of torsades de pointes risk drugs among patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arres...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2022.08.008
Resuscitation Krøll J, H B Jespersen C et. al.

Aug 15th, 2022 - Treatment with certain drugs can augment the risk of developing malignant arrhythmias (e.g. torsades de pointes [TdP]). Hence, we examined the overall TdP risk drug use before out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) and possible association with sho...

Endovascular thrombectomy using a stent retriever catheter for massive pulmonary thromb...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2022.08.007
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Ichiyama S, Maruhashi T et. al.

Aug 14th, 2022 - Acute massive pulmonary thromboembolism (PE) has a high mortality rate of 18%-65%. Along with anticoagulation and thrombolytic therapy, treatment may require a catheter-based thrombectomy or surgical thrombectomy. We report a case of pulmonary thr...

Implications of Transfusion in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease Undergoing Cardiac ...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00246-022-02981-2
Pediatric Cardiology; Dutta P, Emani S et. al.

Aug 14th, 2022 - The number of adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) requiring cardiovascular (CV) surgery is increasing rapidly in today's era. We hypothesized that exposure to perioperative blood products is associated with worse outcomes in adults. All adu...

A successful case of resuscitation from cardiac arrest with tension gastrothorax due to...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2022.07.054
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Miyahara M, Kondo N et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Tension gastrothorax is a rare cause of obstructive shock induced by a distended stomach herniating into the thorax through a diaphragmatic defect. We report the process of diagnosis and emergency treatment for tension gastrothorax during cardiopu...

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Guidelines  27 results

ERC-ESICM guidelines on temperature control after cardiac arrest in adults.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2022.01.009
Resuscitation Nolan JP, Sandroni C et. al.

Feb 9th, 2022 - The aim of these guidelines is to provide evidence‑based guidance for temperature control in adults who are comatose after resuscitation from either in-hospital or out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, regardless of the underlying cardiac rhythm. These ...

Sudden Death in the Young: Information for the Primary Care Provider.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2021-052044
Pediatrics Erickson CC, Salerno JC et. al.

Jun 23rd, 2021 - There are multiple conditions that can make children prone to having a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) or sudden cardiac death (SCD). Efforts have been made by multiple organizations to screen children for cardiac conditions, but the emphasis has been...

European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021: Executive summary.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2021.02.003
Resuscitation Perkins GD, Graesner JT et. al.

Mar 29th, 2021 - Informed by a series of systematic reviews, scoping reviews and evidence updates from the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation, the 2021 European Resuscitation Council Guidelines present the most up to date evidence-based guidelines fo...

Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Adults. Interim Guideline Consensus Sta...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7984716
ASAIO Journal (American Society for Artificial Internal O... Richardson ASC, Tonna JE et. al.

Feb 26th, 2021 - Veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is increasingly being deployed for selected patients in cardiac arrest who do not attain a native circulation with conventional CPR (ECPR). This ELSO guideline is intended to be a practical ...

2020 APHRS/HRS expert consensus statement on the investigation of decedents with sudden...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8194370
Heart Rhythm; Stiles MK, Wilde AAM et. al.

Oct 23rd, 2020 - This international multidisciplinary document intends to provide clinicians with evidence-based practical patient-centered recommendations for evaluating patients and decedents with (aborted) sudden cardiac arrest and their families. The document ...

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Drugs  191 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1,018 results

Early Initiation of Extracorporeal Life Support in Refractory OHCA
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03101787

Aug 12th, 2022 - There are approximately 275,000 cases of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) per year in Europe, of which two-thirds have a primary cardiac origin. However, despite adequate conventional cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CCPR) and attempted defibri...

Pediatric Influence of Cooling Duration on Efficacy in Cardiac Arrest Patients (P-ICECAP)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05376267

Aug 12th, 2022 - This is a multicenter trial to establish the efficacy of cooling and the optimal duration of induced hypothermia for neuroprotection in pediatric comatose survivors of cardiac arrest. The study team hypothesizes that longer durations of cooling ma...

Effect of IAM With an I-gel® on Ventilation Parameters in Simulated Pediatric OHCA
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05498402

Aug 12th, 2022 - Pediatric cardiac arrest is a high-risk, low-frequency event associated with death or severe neurological sequelae in survivors. Most occur in the prehospital setting. Despite advances in resuscitation science and survival improvement over the las...

The Success Rate of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Patients Experiencing In-hospital Cardiac Arrest
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04786860

Aug 10th, 2022 - Cardiac arrest causes the heart to stop functioning to maintain circulation that provides oxygen to the brain. The global incidence of cardiac arrest is 50 to 60 per 100,000 people per year. The incidence of cardiac arrest in Indonesia in 2016 was...

Multimodal Outcome CHAracterization in Comatose Cardiac Arrest Patients Registry and Tissue Repository
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03261089

Aug 10th, 2022 - The investigators will conduct a prospective, international, observational study of cardiac arrest survivors using guideline-recommended prognostic assessment tools with central adjudication of results, while avoiding premature withdrawal of life-...

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News  1,441 results

Organ Decay Halted, Cell Function Restored in Pigs After Death: Study
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/978526

Aug 4th, 2022 - (Reuters) - Researchers have found that decay of tissues after death can be halted and cell functions restored based on early experiments in pigs that may eventually help increase the number of transplantable human organs. Sixty minutes after stop...

Post-Arrest Angiography for Patients Without STE?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/978397

Aug 4th, 2022 - For more than a decade, there's been uncertainty regarding whether post–cardiac arrest patients should be sent for immediate coronary angiography or not. The 2013 American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association joint update of th...

Overly Tight Sodium Restriction May Worsen HFpEF Outcomes
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/977441

Jul 18th, 2022 - Cutting out almost all salt when preparing meals was associated with a worse prognosis in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), according to the results of a new study. Results from a post-hoc analysis of the TOPCAT...

Hydroxychloroquine Risk Found in Some Older Patients With RA
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/976299

Jun 28th, 2022 - Hydroxychloroquine should be initiated with caution in older patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who also have heart failure or are at risk for it, say the authors of a study suggesting that the drug could increase their risk for major adverse...

Benign Pneumatosis Intestinalis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/255476/traumatic-brain-injury/benign-pneumatosis-intestinalis-case-report-and-review
John Sharp, MD, Kelley Chuang, MD

Jun 15th, 2022 - Pneumatosis intestinalis (PI) is the finding of gas within the walls of the intestine on imaging. It is most commonly detected via radiograph or computed tomography (CT).

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Patient Education  22 results see all →