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Neurology

Many physicians use outdated practices to assess the neurological function of patients after cardiac arrest, according to a recent survey of specialists. ... The respondents came from 22 countries, although the majority were in the U.S., and all reported
November 2019

Speedy sepsis care, intubation after cardiac arrest, and more

Patients who were intubated within 15 minutes of in-hospital cardiac arrest had worse survival and functional outcomes than patients who were not intubated, a study found. ... The observational cohort study used the Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation
June 2017

Long-term survival from in-hospital cardiac arrest lower in black patients

Compared to white patients, black patients who had an in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) were less likely to be alive one, three, or five years after discharge, a registry study found. ... Black patients with IHCA were younger and were more frequently
July 2018

Cognitive function after cardiac arrest similar with different temperature strategies

Cardiac arrest patients treated to a target temperature of 33 C or 36 C had similar long-term cognitive function, with almost two-thirds of survivors reporting a complete mental recovery, ... The Targeted Temperature Management (TTM) trial randomized
April 2015

Inhaler education, hospital mergers, and more

Many physicians use outdated practices to assess the neurological function of patients after cardiac arrest, according to a recent survey of specialists. ... The respondents came from 22 countries, although the majority were in the U.S., and all reported
May 2020

Epinephrine use in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest associated with greater mortality

Patients who received epinephrine for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest were more likely to die or have debilitating brain damage, a new study found. ... Patients who received epinephrine in the first 9 minutes after cardiac arrest had better outcomes.
December 2014

Rural telemedicine, staffing model

The American Heart Association (AHA) recently updated its recommendations on the use of antiarrhythmic drugs during and immediately after cardiac arrest. ... The paper also included updated recommendations on the use of antiarrhythmic drugs immediately
May 2019

Registry appears to improve survival, neurologic outcomes after in-hospital cardiac arrest

Survival and neurologic outcomes after in-hospital cardiac arrest have improved at hospitals participating in the Get with the Guidelines—Resuscitation registry, according to a recent study. ... A total of 84,625 patients had a cardiac arrest in the
November 2012

Cardiac arrest

Patients who underwent moderate therapeutic hypothermia after resuscitation from cardiac arrest with nonshockable rhythm were more likely to have a favorable neurologic outcome, a recent trial found. ... Cardiac arrest is a highly heterogeneous entity,
October 2019

Therapeutic hypothermia, HAI network, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. Patients who underwent moderate therapeutic hypothermia after resuscitation from cardiac arrest with nonshockable rhythm were more likely to have a favorable neurologic outcome, a recent trial ... Cardiac arrest is
May 2020

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