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ICU Management

Targeted Temperature Management: Intravascular vs. Surface Cooling

2016 06 Dec

Targeted temperature management (TTM) is recommended after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and may be achieved using either intravascular or surface cooling devices. Results of a review published in Critical Care show that there was no difference in adverse events, mortality or poor neurological outcomes between patients treated with intravascular and... Read more

ICU Management

Neuroprotective Measures Improve Outcomes in Patients after Cardiac Arrest

2015 06 Apr

According to an article published by JAMA Neurology, patients with cardiac arrest (CA) who received targeted body-temperature management in intensive care units in Europe and Australia as a neuroprotective measure had an improved quality of life and cognitive function.   The primary cause of death for patients in ICUs after a cardiac arrest is brain... Read more


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