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In the News

Mortality disparities after in-hospital cardiac arrest, and more. Survival rates are worse for black patients admitted to the hospital after cardiac arrest than for whites, largely because blacks are more ... The results suggest that black patients are
December 2009

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

Updated guidelines revise recommended CPR rates, compression depth

For resuscitation of adults with cardiac arrest, the new guidelines recommend the following:. ... Chest compressions and ventilation can be done in all patients in cardiac arrest, from either a cardiac or a noncardiac cause (Class IIb, LOE C-LD).
October 2015

Drug combo during CPR, stress-dose hydrocortisone in postresuscitation shock associated with neurologically favorable survival to discharge

Two hundred sixty-eight consecutive patients with cardiac arrest were included in the study, 130 assigned to the vasopressin-epinephrine group and 138 assigned to the control group. ... hormone levels at baseline, or myocardial function after cardiac
July 2013

Don't quit too soon

Duration of resuscitation efforts and survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest: an observational study. ... 5, 2012 Lancet study on duration of resuscitation efforts and survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest.
December 2012


28 indicated that CPR is very unlikely to be successful in patients with COVID-19 who have in-hospital cardiac arrest. ... It looked at 54 patients at one hospital who had an arrest and underwent CPR.
September 2020

Therapeutic hypothermia in comatose patients with non-shockable initial rhythms may lead to better outcomes

Comatose cardiac arrest patients with non-shockable initial rhythms who are treated with therapeutic hypothermia may have better survival and neurologic outcomes than those who do not receive hypothermic treatment, according ... PEA) as their primary
November 2015

Recent Research

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

Delivery (of a shock) in two minutes or less

Patients who have a cardiac arrest at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center don't have to wait long for help to arrive. ... Up until recently, people have always assumed that if a patient had a cardiac arrest in the hospital, they would be in the
August 2008

Recent Research

ICU glycemic control adoption, beta-blockers at discharge, cognitive function after cardiac arrest, and more. ... 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
June 2015

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