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Perception of inappropriate cardiopulmonary resuscitation by clinicians working in emergency departments and ambulance services: The REAPPROPRIATE international, multi-centre, cross sectional survey
IntroductionCardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is often started irrespective of comorbidity or cause of arrest. We aimed to determine the prevalence of perception of inappropriate CPR of the last cardiac arrest encountered ...
Anatomical variation and morphology in the position of the palatine foramina in adult human skulls from Greece
Objective: To investigate the anatomical variability of the palatine structures in Greek population. Material and methods: 71 Greek adult dry human skulls were examined to detect the position of the greater palatine (GPF) ...
Factors influencing nurses' decisions to activate medical emergency teams
Aims and objectives. To evaluate the relationship between nurse demographics and correct identification of clinical situations warranting specific nursing actions, including activation of the medical emergency team. ...
CYP8A1 gene polymorphisms and left main coronary artery disease
Background: Left main (LM) disease is rare but the most hazardous phenotype of coronary artery disease (CAD). Thus, early detection of participants at high risk of developing left main coronary heart disease (LM-CAD) is ...
Combination pharmacotherapy improves neurological outcome after asphyxial cardiac arrest
Aim: To study the effects of the combination of adrenaline (epinephrine) and vasopressin compared to adrenaline alone on initial resuscitation success, 24. h survival, and neurological outcome in a swine model of asphyxial ...
Uncommon course of the ulnar artery
Correlation of Impedance Threshold Device use during cardiopulmonary resuscitation with post-cardiac arrest Acute Kidney Injury
PurposeTo assess whether use of Impedance Threshold Device (ITD) during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) reduces the degree of post-cardiac arrest Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), as a result of improved hemodynamics, in a ...
Intralipid™ administration attenuates the hypotensive effects of acute intravenous amiodarone overdose in a swine model
PurposeTo investigate whether a lipid emulsion could counteract the hypotensive effects of amiodarone overdose after an acute intravenous administration and improve 4 h survival in an established model of swine cardiovascular ...