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In the News

200 beds) and location of cardiac arrest (odds ratios, 1.92 [95% CI, 1.65 to 2.22] for telemetry unit vs. ... However, they concluded that rates of defibrillation after in-hospital cardiac arrest vary widely among U.S.
October 2009

Evidence that's not what it seems

If somebody's already in cardiac arrest, then yes, certain types of cardiac arrest can be identified where resuscitation is futile. ... But if somebody is critically ill but not in cardiac arrest, it's very difficult to identify large groups of patients
December 2010

Therapeutic hypothermia, HAI network, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. Patients who underwent moderate therapeutic hypothermia after resuscitation from cardiac arrest with nonshockable rhythm were more likely to have a favorable neurologic outcome, a recent trial ... Cardiac arrest is
May 2020

Delayed calls for rapid response associated with higher mortality and ICU admission

Researchers prospectively collected data from the MERIT study for a new trial that compared hospitals with RRTs (intervention group) and hospitals that used standard practice with conventional cardiac arrest team-based
September 2015

MKSAP quiz on stroke

A. Antiphospholipid antibody testing. B. Cardiac catheterization. C. 30-day event-triggered loop recording. ... This review focused on acutely ill adults with sepsis, critical illness, stroke, trauma, myocardial infarction, or cardiac arrest, and
August 2020

Deciding about CPR: Readers respond

point of cardiac arrest, they do not want to have their ribs broken and the resulting pain from an intervention that is unlikely to benefit them. ... Can a physician decide to resuscitate if he or she deems the clinical situation to be reversible, such
August 2008

PE recurrence same with vena cava filter plus anticoagulation as anticoagulation alone

Filter thrombosis occurred in 3 patients. One patient died of cardiac arrest during filter insertion.
May 2015

Recent Research

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
October 2013

They read the literature so you don't have to

The final two studies dealt with determining prognosis. A retrospective analysis of the National Registry of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation used data from 2000 to 2008 to assess outcomes from cardiac arrest in ... Steinberg. In patients who were on
July 2011

In the News

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). ... Survival from both [in-hospital cardiac arrest] and [out-of-hospital cardiac arrest] has increased
January 2016

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