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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

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

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

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

Cardiac arrest

2013. The study's primary outcome was each hospital's RSSR, representing rate of survival to discharge for patients with in-house cardiac arrest over a given time period. ... They concluded that the RSSR metric for in-hospital cardiac arrest during a
September 2020

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

Cardiac arrest

For cardiac arrest with a nonshockable rhythm, it is reasonable to administer epinephrine as soon as feasible. ... There is insufficient evidence to recommend routine use of ECPR for patients with cardiac arrest.
November 2019


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

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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