immediate angiography for resuscitated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in STEMI patients,. noninvasive stress testing before discharge in conservatively treated patients,. ... therapeutic hypothermia for comatose STEMI patients with out-of-hospital
hospital cardiac arrest. ... Study participants were 51,240 inpatients with an index episode of in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) between 2007and 2009 in 366 hospitals participating in the Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation registry.
000 acute care hospitals that care for patients with cardiac disease in the United States,” the authors wrote. ... If implemented broadly, CPR education could be well matched to a large population at high risk of subsequent cardiac arrest, establishing
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
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
Conference coverage from the American Academy of Neurology offers expert advice on prognostication for patients unconscious after cardiac arrest and rapid advances in stroke care.
Cardiac arrest was significantly more likely in patients receiving both drugs together than those receiving neither.
of-hospital cardiac arrest patients, he noted, citing a June 2012 study in Circulation. ... Another big change on the horizon may be a de-emphasis on hypothermia after cardiac arrest, he noted.
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
Researchers followed up for 90 days after admission and identified arrhythmias using ICD-9 discharge codes for atrial fibrillation, cardiac arrest, ventricular fibrillation or tachycardia, and symptomatic bradycardia. ... There were 8% (n=2,625) with