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Knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation among Greek physiotherapists
High quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is crucial for influencing survival from cardiac arrest. Healthcare professionals are expected to know how to perform CPR as they may encounter emergency situations during ...
The effect of religiosity of patients with coronary artery disease on in-hospital anxiety and depression
Introduction: Religious faith and spirituality often seem to affect physical and psychological functioning of patients with chronic diseases. Objective: To investigate the relationship between religiosity/spirituality of ...
Body mass index and outcome of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients not treated by targeted temperature management
BackgroundObesity has been demonstrated to increase the risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) and may influence the quality and effectiveness of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Our aim was to investigate the association ...
Development and Testing of a Novel Anaesthesia Induction/Ventilation Protocol for Patients With Cardiogenic Shock Complicating Acute Myocardial Infarction
BackgroundCardiogenic shock is a life-threatening condition and patients might require rapid sequence induction (RSI) and mechanical ventilation. In this study, we evaluated a new RSI/mechanical ventilation protocol in ...
Intraoperative initiation of a modified ARDSNet protocol increases survival of septic patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome
PurposeTo assess the intraoperative initiation and feasibility of a modified NIH-NHLBI ARDS Network Mechanical Ventilation Protocol (mARDSNet protocol) in septic patients with severe ARDS. Materials and methodsThis prospective ...