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Prognostication

During the study period, 403 patients had a cardiac arrest during their hospitalization. ... in-hospital cardiac arrest on hospital day 3 or later is associated with even lower likelihood of neurologically intact survival.
September 2019

New rules for predicting recovery after cardiac arrest

Douglas. Motor response to pain is one of the tests that has been most affected by the changes in cardiac arrest care. ... EEG may be similarly useful in the broader population of patients unconscious after cardiac arrest.
July 2019

Intubation after in-hospital cardiac arrest not associated with benefit, study finds

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
February 2017

Early epinephrine in cardiac arrest with non-shockable rhythm associated with better survival

Earlier administration of epinephrine for inpatients with non-shockable cardiac arrest increases the chances that spontaneous circulation will return and the patients will survive to discharge, a new study found. ... Researchers used the Get With the
June 2014

MKSAP: Ventricular tachycardia

A 26-year-old woman is admitted to the hospital for evaluation after having survived a cardiac arrest. ... Implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy reduces risk of sudden death in survivors of cardiac arrest due to ventricular tachycardia or
April 2009

Women less likely than men to survive cardiac arrest, receive therapeutic intervention, study finds

Women who undergo cardiac arrest appear to be more likely than men to die in the hospital and less likely to undergo certain interventions, according to a recent study. ... However, in-hospital mortality was higher in women compared to men in the overall
June 2016

Therapeutic hypothermia doesn't improve outcomes for cardiac arrest patients

This multisite, international trial included 939 adults who were unconscious after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest of presumed cardiac cause. ... Based on these results, “decisions about which temperature to target after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
November 2013

Sepsis cultures, resuscitation score, and more

During the study period, 403 patients had a cardiac arrest during their hospitalization. ... in-hospital cardiac arrest on hospital day 3 or later is associated with even lower likelihood of neurologically intact survival.
April 2020

AHA updates guidelines on use of antiarrhythmic drugs during and after cardiac arrest

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
November 2018

AHA: Improve response to inpatient cardiac arrest

The American Heart Association recommended several strategies for improving patients' survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest in a consensus statement issued last week. ... Establish competency of all hospital staff in recognizing cardiac arrest,
March 2013

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