Tagged ‘Cardiac Arrest’

Journal Review

Effect of US on CPR Pauses in Cardiac Arrest

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The provision of high-quality compressions with minimal interruptions is central to the management of cardiac arrest. Along with defibrillation, high-quality compressions are the only interventions proven to improve patient-oriented outcomes.
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Journal Review

Physician Interpretation of Cardiac Standstill on US

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Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) has gained wider use in resuscitation of patients presenting with cardiac arrest. POCUS can play an important role in determining the etiology of arrest as well as being used to determine the presence or absence of mechanical activity.
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Journal Review

Impact of US Guided Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation on Compression Pauses

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The provision of high-quality compressions with minimal interruptions is central to the management of cardiac arrest. Along with defibrillation, high-quality compressions are the only interventions proven to improve patient-oriented outcomes.
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Journal Review

The Role of Intubation in In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

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Recent years have seen a paradigm shift in cardiac arrest from the traditional mantra of airway, breathing circulation (ABC’s) to circulation, airway, breathing (CAB). This change represents the understanding that circulation is of paramount importance and thus,
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Amiodarone is Dead

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This post discusses the lack of evidence for the use of amiodarone in atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and cardiac arrest.
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