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2019 10 Jan

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Should perfusion guide cardiopulmonary resuscitation?

2018 20 Nov

Perfusion-guided patient-specific resuscitation could be the next major step in improving cardiac arrest survival with good neurological outcomes, according to a letter published in Resuscitation . You might also like : Jerry Nolan - Cardiac arrest management Rohit Mohindra, Jewish General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine and the... Read more

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Best airway and ventilation strategy during CPR and after resuscitation

2018 22 Aug

After cardiac arrest a combination of basic and advanced airway and ventilation techniques are used during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and after a return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC). Current guidelines are based predominantly on evidence from observational studies and expert consensus; thus, the optimal combination of airway techniques... Read more

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Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

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Prognostication Following Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

2017 28 May

This article reviews the current evidence on prognostication after cardiac arrest.   Post-resuscitation care has developed and evolved significantly since 2003, following recommendations by the Advanced Life Support task force of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation to implement therapeutic hypothermia (TH) in unconscious survivors... Read more

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Resuscitation in Resource-Poor Settings – A Southern Africa Experience

2017 28 May

Worldwide, there are over 17 million cardiovascular deaths each year, and the prevalence of cardiovascular disease is increasing. Many regions in the world have seen mortality rates level off or improve; this is not the case for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). With only modest reductions in age-adjusted cardiovascular mortality, overshadowed by a blossoming... Read more

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Why You Should Always Debrief Your Resuscitations

2017 28 May

Everyone who is active in resuscitation teams will admit: treating a patient in cardiac arrest is a challenge and often things will not go as you would like them to. This can lead to negative feelings when the resuscitation attempt has ended, either because the patient did not regain return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) or the patient is transported... Read more

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Cardiac Arrest: Bystander CPR's Impact on Survival, Cost

2017 16 May

Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is crucial to successful resuscitation following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Now new research shows that bystander CPR was positively associated with long-term survival and appears cost-effective with an incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of USD48,044 per quality-adjusted life year (QALY).... Read more