Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest
- New trends in the pharmacologic management of cardiac arrest. Grauer, Ken // American Family Physician;2/15/94, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p591
Reports on the trends in the pharmacologic management of cardiac arrest. Includes the use of high-dose epinephrine; Additional antifibrillatory therapies; Recommendations for the use of beta-blocking agents.
- Everybody's Talking About...Defibrillators. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Feb99, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p33
Focuses on the popularity of automatic external defibrillators (AED) in the United States. List of manufacturers offering the product; Features and users of AED; Utilization of airlines and casinos; Application of AED to cardiac arrest patients; Availability of the defibrillators.
- Shock of life. Depp // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/04/99, Vol. 20 Issue 15, p27
Discusses the availability of automated external defibrillators (AED) which may be used outside of hospital settings to save the life of a cardiac arrest victim. Scenario of a golfer suffering a cardiac arrest; Statistics about cardiac arrests; Initiative of the American Heart Association for...
- How an AED Works. // Principal;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 83 Issue 2, Saving Lines in School p7
Describes how an automated external defibrillator (AED) works. Effects of a cardiac arrest; Steps in using an AED; Specifications of an AED.
- A survival benefit with tenecteplase? // Critical Care Alert;Feb2009 Pharmacology Watch, p1
The article reports on a study about the use of tenecteplase for patients with witnessed out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
- AEDs could save lives, survey says. // Fire Engineering;Aug97, Vol. 150 Issue 8, p50
Presents information on the survey sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company at the American Health Association's Public Access Defibrillation II Conference held in Washington, D.C., which studied the advantage of using automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) in police and fire departments on sudden...
- The Brighton resuscitation ambulances: review of 40 consecutive survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Mackintosh, A.F.; Crabb, Margaret E.; Grainger, R.; Williams, J.H.; Chamberlain, D.A. // British Medical Journal;4/29/1978, Vol. 1 Issue 6120, p1115
In three years 40 patients were resuscitated by ambulancemen after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and survived to be discharged. Twenty-six of these had had circulatory arrest before an ambulance arrived and a further three had developed ventricular fibrillation before they were moved....
- Here, Breathe This Liquid. Platt, Charles // Discover;Oct2001, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p30
Details the use of perfluorocarbon solution to aid cardiac arrest victim. Reduction of blood temperature; Incorporation of oxygen into the lungs; Success of method on animals.
- If you have chest pain. // Patient Care;9/15/1997, Vol. 31 Issue 14, p117
Looks at some of the progress which have been made regarding the treatment of heart attacks. How persons can determine when they are likely to get an attack; Importance of quick action when handling a cardiac arrest patient; Factors which attributes to the cause of cardiac arrests; Measures...
- Home Is Where the AED Is. Zipes, Douglas // Medical Update;2002, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p3
Features the HeartStart Home Defibrillator, a device that can help save people who suffer cardiac arrest at home, manufactured by Philips Medical System.