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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 ...
Combination of chest compressions and interposed abdominal compressions in a swine model of ventricular fibrillation
PurposeThe aim of this study was to investigate the effects of the combination of chest compressions and interposed abdominal compressions (IAC-CPR) in a swine model of ventricular fibrillation (VF). MethodsTwenty healthy ...
Evidence of digenic inheritance in autoinflammation-associated genes
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) has traditionally been considered as a monogenic autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in the MEFV gene with highest incidence among Mediterranean populations. In a considerable ...
A survey of key opinion leaders on ethical resuscitation practices in 31 European Countries
Background: Europe is a patchwork of 47 countries with legal, cultural, religious, and economic differences. A prior study suggested variation in ethical resuscitation/end-of-life practices across Europe. This study aimed ...
Effect of cardiac pacing on sleep-related breathing disorders: a systematic review
Sleep-related breathing disorders are commonly encountered in the middle-aged population, negatively affecting quality of life. Central sleep apnea is associated with congestive heart failure, whereas obstructive sleep ...
The perceptions of trainees after attending an immediate life support course
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is paramount for improving survival of cardiac arrest victims. Aim: To investigate the opinion and experiences of healthcare personnel who have successfully participated in an Immediate Life ...