Search Tag: IHCA

ICU Management


2021 25 May

Clinical manifestation and outcomes of patients with COVID-19 vary significantly. Most patients experience mild disease, but among those who are critically ill, there can be respiratory and cardiac complications. These can cause malignant arrhythmias and hypoxia and could lead to cardiac arrest and death.   In case of in-hospital cardiac arrest,...Read more

ICU Management


2021 25 Jan

COVID-19 continues to infect people across the globe, and the United States continues to be one of the most affected regions in the world. Coronavirus primarily affects the respiratory system through angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) 2 receptor on host cells. It also affects other systems because ACE2 is present in the heart, GI tract and kidneys. Infection...Read more

ICU Management


2020 11 Jan

Post-anoxic brain damage after cardiac arrest is a complex condition that is managed through targeted temperature management (TTM) as it is currently the only neuroprotective intervention recommended after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). However, experts have raised concerns about the level of evidence supporting this intervention. Two early...Read more

ICU Management


2019 15 May

Approximately 200,000 patients suffer from in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) annually in the US, with in-hospital mortality of nearly 80%. Airway management is a critical component of resuscitation care. However, it is unclear whether endotracheal intubation improves patient survival. The process often involves the cessation of chest compressions,...Read more

ICU Management


2017 17 Oct

A new analysis has identified the predictors of survival to discharge in adults resuscitated with extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) following in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA). The study findings show that, in adult IHCA treated with ECPR, a shockable initial rhythm, a lower low-flow time, lower blood lactate levels before ECPR start...Read more