Tag cardiac arrest
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Cardiac Arrest Literature Summaries

THERAPEUTIC HYPOTHERMIA AND TARGETED TEMPERATURE MANAGEMENT Nielsen N, et al. Targeted temperature management at 33°C versus 36°C after cardiac arrest. N Engl J Med. 2013 Dec 5;369(23):2197-206. [PMID 24237006] MCRCT without allocation concealment 36 ICUs in Europe and Australia n…

Ultrasound cases top 100 340

Ultrasound Case 060

An 80 year old woman arrests in your department. She had presented an hour earlier with back pain. You start to prepare for a subcostal view of the heart and this is what you see.
Ultrasound cases top 100 340

Ultrasound Case 012

54 year old male presenting with collapse while moving couch. The patient is on antibiotics for recent pneumonia diagnosis. Altered mental status in the emergency department.

We need to talk about TTM…. Again

David Denman argues that the TTM trial risks misinterpretation and could lead to a deterioration in post-cardiac arrest care. Follow his arguments carefully, share your experiences and decide for yourself.

ECMO in Cardiac Arrest

PechaKucha presentation on the use of ECMO in the emergency department for refractory ventricular fibrillation in cardiac arrest

Obedience Under Arrest

Obedience Under Arrest

There’s a torso at the front of the queue. Towards the back of the line, patiently waiting their turn, are several uniformed staff-members. Some of them are cracking their knuckles. They mean business. Well one doesn’t, but he’s a first…