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ACC and AHA update performance measures for STEMI and NSTEMI

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
September 2017

New score predicts likelihood of good outcome after in-hospital CPR

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.
September 2013

Manikins in training improve CPR compression depth

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
October 2016

Septic shock, C. diff, and more

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
January 2019

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

From ACP Hospitalist

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.
July 2019


Cardiac arrest was significantly more likely in patients receiving both drugs together than those receiving neither.
May 2020

The future of advanced cardiac life support

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.
March 2014

Reducing chest X-rays, telemetry

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
June 2019

Pneumonia inpatients may have higher risk of cardiac arrhythmia

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
February 2013

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