The primary outcome was mortality, and secondary outcomes included first-attempt success and known complications of endotracheal intubation (e.g., esophageal intubation, hypoxia, hypotension, and cardiac arrest).
This issue reports on recent shortages of IV opioids and saline, door-to-diuretic time, and in-hospital cardiac arrest. ... We look at shortcomings in current response to in-hospital cardiac arrest.
Alerts can also err in the other direction, noted Dr. Jaffe, describing a predictor for cardiac arrest that turned out to be very accurate but of uncertain utility because it came
Yet for all the importance of effective treatment during cardiac arrest, there's been little research on some of the specifics. ... that cardiac arrest or death can be prevented in the first place.
His abdomen was mildly tender to palpation, with present peristalsis. Respiratory and cardiac examinations were unremarkable. ... Platelets and packed red blood cells were administered, but worsening oxygenation resulted in cardiac arrest and death.
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.
for many of the known variables that affect outcome after cardiac arrest,” such as time and location of the arrest and treatment interventions. ... If the cause of cardiac arrest is potentially reversible, it might be worthwhile to try for a little
Survival and neurologic outcomes after in-hospital cardiac arrest have improved at hospitals participating in the Get with the Guidelines—Resuscitation registry, according to a recent study. ... A total of 84,625 patients had a cardiac arrest in the
A recently developed score may help predict outcomes for patients who were successfully resuscitated after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest for reasons other than ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). ... The study authors concluded that the tool
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