Search results for "Cardiac arrest"

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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

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Many physicians use outdated practices to assess the neurological function of patients after cardiac arrest, according to a recent survey of specialists.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

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

U.S. in-hospital death rates after cardiac arrest declined from 2001 to 2009

Overall, 1,190,860 patients had a hospitalization for cardiac arrest over the study period. ... hospitalized with cardiac arrest in the United States from 2001 to 2009,” the authors wrote.
August 2012

Studies of resuscitation guidelines address timing of shocks, epinephrine

The second study looked at early administration of epinephrine for inpatients with cardiac arrest and a shockable rhythm. ... Researchers looked at data from 2,978 patients with cardiac arrest at more than 300 U.S.
April 2016

New score for predicting inpatient mortality after acute myocardial infarction

Factors independently associated with inpatient mortality after acute myocardial infarction included age, heart rate, systolic blood pressure, presentation after cardiac arrest, presentation in cardiogenic shock, presentation in heart failure,
August 2016

AHA program appears to have improved STEMI care over time

In-hospital adjusted mortality rates were calculated with and without cardiac arrest as a reason for delay in primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). ... At three years and five years, adjusted mortality rates excluding patients with known
January 2019

Recent Research

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
April 2014

In the News

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
October 2016

AEDs used in hospitals don't improve cardiac arrest survival

AEDs used in hospitals don't improve cardiac arrest survivalNew rules allow hospital patients to choose who can visit them. ... The association between survival and AED use varied by initial cardiac arrest rhythm.
November 2010

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