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Cardiology Management

Resuscitation Science Symposium

2021 12 Nov

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Euro2020: Christian Eriksen Collapses Due to Cardiac Arrest

2021 14 Jun

Christian Eriksen, a 29-year-old football player for Denmark, recently collapsed in front of tens of thousands of spectators during the Euro2020 match between Denmark and Finland. Doctors have confirmed that he suffered cardiac arrest and was revived with an electrical shock.   According to preliminary reports, Eriksen’s heart stopped beating. However,... Read more

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The London Trauma Conference 2022

2022 10 May

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Cardiac Arrest in COVID-19 - Characteristics and Outcomes

2021 23 Feb

A recent report evaluates the characteristics and outcomes among cardiac arrest cases with COVID-19 and the differences between out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA) and in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) during the pre-pandemic and the pandemic period. Several reports demonstrate an increased risk of OHCA during the pandemic. A study from Paris... Read more

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest More Often Fatal in People with COVID-19

2021 08 Feb

Findings from a new survey published in the European Heart Journal show that sudden cardiac arrest is more often fatal in people with COVID-19. These results should be a wake-up call for the public as well as care providers.  The survey covered 3026 cases of sudden cardiac arrest reported to the Swedish Registry for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation... Read more

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Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest - Long-term Outcomes and their Predictors

2020 24 Nov

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA) are associated with very high rates of mortality and poor cognitive outcome. This paper reviews long-term outcomes post OHCA and the pre-hospitalisation factors that predict them. Introduction Cardiac arrest is among the most common health emergencies worldwide, suffered by over a half million... Read more

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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

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Emergency Department to ICU Time and Mortality

2019 22 Aug

Delays in transferring patients from the Emergency Department (ED) to the ICU could delay treatment, leaving the patient at risk. A recent study explored the impact of this and found that increased ED to ICU wait times were associated with increased hospital mortality.   Data was used from the Dutch quality registry National Intensive Care Evaluation,... Read more

Executive Health Management

London Trauma Conference 2019

2019 10 Dec

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