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ICU Management

Does prehospital cooling help achieve target temperature after OHCA?

2017 05 Dec

Researchers conducted a pragmatic randomised controlled trial (ICEPACS RCT) in a large metropolitan area to compare prehospital cooling by paramedics of patients resuscitated after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), to usual care with no targeted temperature management (TTM) applied until hospital. Results show that prehospital cooling initiated... Read more