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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

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

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

Heed the indicators of in-hospital cardiac arrest

The key to reducing deaths from in-hospital cardiac arrest may be preventing them from occurring. ... and lead developer of the electronic cardiac arrest triage (eCART) early warning score, a software tool marketed by AgileMD.
September 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

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

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

In the News

They noted that research is lacking on IHCA and that most current guidelines are extrapolated from knowledge about out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. ... Establish competency of all hospital staff in recognizing cardiac arrest, performing chest compressions,
June 2013

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