Search Tag: TTM

ICU Management

Speed of Cooling After Cardiac Arrest: Sub-study from TTM-2 Trial

2022 23 Nov

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) typically has a poor prognosis. Less than 50% of patients admitted to ICU survive to hospital discharge. Animal models suggest that therapeutic hypothermia is neuroprotective and decreases neuronal injury.  Targeted temperature management (TTM 33–36 °C) is part of international guidelines when managing post-OHCA... Read more

ICU Management

Targeted Temperature Management After Cardiac Arrest

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