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Cardiac Arrest flow

Cardiac arrest physiology is an emerging field of research that may allow us to better understand why clinical trials of cardiac arrest have been so frustrating
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Brian Arthur Sellick

Brian Arthur Sellick (1918 – 1996) British anaesthetist. Best known for his description of the Sellick manoeuvre and hypothermia in cardiac surgery
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Allan Burns

Allan Burns (1781 - 1813) was a Scottish anatomist and surgeon. Remembered for his monograph on heart disease, resuscitation options in cardiac arrest and Burns ligament (1802)
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ECG Case 089

60yr old male who had an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Return of spontaneous circulation was attained prehospital. Describe and interpret this ECG. LITFL Top 100 ECG
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Anti-arrhythmic Drugs and Cardiac Arrest

"There is no evidence that giving any anti-arrhythmic drug routinely during a cardiac arrest increases rate of survival discharge. Despite the lack of long-term outcome data, it is reasonable to continue to use anti-arrhythmic drugs on a routine basis." — ARC
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Prognosis After Cardiac Arrest

Prognosis After Cardiac Arrest incolves: the underlying cause of cardiac arrest (e.g. overdose vs dilated cardiomyopathy); presence of co-morbidities (e.g. metastatic cancer, dementia); use of targeted temperature management (therapeutic hypothermia); features of the the cardiac arrest and cardiovascular and neurological assessment
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Post Cardiac Arrest Care

Post Cardiac Arrest Care: Priorities are prevent further cardiac arrest; define the underlying pathology; limit organ damage; predict non-survivors