Browsing Department of Medicine by Subject "Cardiac arrest"
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(2016-10-15)IntroductionThe 2015 Guidelines for Resuscitation recommend amiodarone as the antiarrhythmic drug of choice in the treatment of resistant ventricular fibrillation or pulseless ventricular tachycardia. We reviewed the effects ...
Perception of inappropriate cardiopulmonary resuscitation by clinicians working in emergency departments and ambulance services: The REAPPROPRIATE international, multi-centre, cross sectional survey (2018-11-01)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 ...
The impact of body mass index on post resuscitation survival after cardiac arrest: A meta-analysis (2018-04-01)Summary BackgroundObservational studies examining the association between body mass index (BMI) and the outcome of cardiac arrest (CA) shows controversial results. MethodsWe reviewed literature for studies assessing the ...