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Articles tagged ‘resuscitation’

December 19, 2014

AEDs improve survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Wider use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) is associated with increased survival in patients with a shockable initial rhythm after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, according to a study published recently in Circulation.1

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September 26, 2014

Should cardiac arrest patients go to hospital, or leave it to the paramedics?

It’s time to stop taking patients in cardiac arrest to hospital and let ambulance crews deliver the best possible care at the scene, according to a senior UK doctor writing in the British Medical Journal recently.1 A senior US doctor responds, warning that avoiding ambulance transport could result in unacceptable deaths.

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January 25, 2013

Many hospitalised children who require prolonged CPR survive

Many hospitalised children can survive cardiac arrest after prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), according to new research published in Circulation.1

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November 15, 2012

Cooling cardiac arrest patients improves survival

Cooling patients resuscitated after sudden cardiac arrest to lower body temperatures may be associated with increased survival and better functional ability, according to late-breaking clinical trial research1 presented at the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2012.

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December 1, 2011

Swift ambulance response reduces mortality

Survival to discharge after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OOHCA) improves dramatically with a reduction in ambulance response times, according to a study1 published recently in Europace.

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March 3, 2011

Therapeutic hypothermia benefits assessed

Therapeutic hypothermia can be used to improve the outcomes of shockable (ventricular fibrillation or pulseless ventricular tachycardia [VF/VT]) cardiac arrest patients, but has no significant impact on the outcome of nonshockable (pulseless electric activity or asystole [PEA/asystole]) patients, according to a study(1) recently published in Circulation.

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