Douglas. Motor response to pain is one of the tests that has been most affected by the changes in cardiac arrest care. ... EEG may be similarly useful in the broader population of patients unconscious after cardiac arrest.
Earlier administration of epinephrine for inpatients with non-shockable cardiac arrest increases the chances that spontaneous circulation will return and the patients will survive to discharge, a new study found. ... Researchers used the Get With the
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
The key to reducing deaths from in-hospital cardiac arrest may be preventing them from occurring. ... and lead developer of the electronic cardiac arrest triage (eCART) early warning score, a software tool marketed by AgileMD.
2013. The study's primary outcome was each hospital's RSSR, representing rate of survival to discharge for patients with in-house cardiac arrest over a given time period. ... They concluded that the RSSR metric for in-hospital cardiac arrest during a
One year prior, when the patient had been admitted for ST-elevation myocardial infarction and cardiac arrest, multiple EKGs were taken, with the pads causing skin changes consistent with contact dermatitis
For cardiac arrest with a nonshockable rhythm, it is reasonable to administer epinephrine as soon as feasible. ... There is insufficient evidence to recommend routine use of ECPR for patients with cardiac arrest.
They noted that research is lacking on IHCA and that most current guidelines are extrapolated from knowledge about out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. ... Establish competency of all hospital staff in recognizing cardiac arrest, performing chest compressions,
Many physicians use outdated practices to assess the neurological function of patients after cardiac arrest, according to a recent survey of specialists. ... The respondents came from 22 countries, although the majority were in the U.S., and all reported
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