Induced Hypothermia for Patients With Cardiac Arrest
- N.Y.C implements hypothermia protocol. Raible, Eric // Cardiology Today;Jan2009, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p14
The article reports on the implementation of an initiative which requires that eligible patients being transported to the hospital for cardiac arrest instead be routed to hospitals that have the ability to use therapeutic hypothermia in New York City.
- Medical management of the critical patient. Neuroprotective hypothermia in newborns, children, infants and adults in critical condition (the first 24 hours--'golden hours'). Pick, Constanta // Romanian Journal of Pediatrics;2012, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p140
Therapeutic hypothermia allows us to improve both survival and neurological recovery in patients with different causes of neuronal aggression. This article is based on demographic studies conducted both in the U.S. and Europe, and aims to present the pathophysiological mechanisms of these...
- Hypothermic treatment improved survival for young cardiac arrest patients. Ellis, Brian; Kalvaitis, Katie // Cardiology Today;Jun2013, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p19
The article provides information on a study which examined the effect of hypothermic treatment on young cardiac arrest patients.
- To cool or not to cool non-shockable cardiac arrest patients: it is time for randomized controlled trials. Deye, Nicolas; Arrich, Jasmin; Cariou, Alain // Intensive Care Medicine;May2013, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p966
An introduction is presented in which the guest editors discuss an evaluation of therapeutic hypothermia (TH) for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients.
- ED nurses learn these new cardiac arrest interventions. // ED Nursing;May2009, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p75
The article discusses nursing interventions for therapeutic hypothermia and the training of emergency department (ED) nurses in protocol for it. Miriam Chapman, manager of the emergency department at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, New York claims nurses need frequent inservices on...
- Take steps to prevent accidental rewarming. // ED Nursing;May2009, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p76
The article discusses therapeutic hypothermia protocol for the treatment of cardiac arrest patients and risks associated with it. The greatest risk is accidental rewarming of the patient. Other complications of the therapy include arrhythmias, coagulopathy, and infection. The nurse's role during...
- Study of ARNP Protocols. Coble, Dan // Florida Nurse;Mar2006, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p10
The article reports on the completion of the Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNP) protocol study by the Florida Board of Nursing in the U.S. A total of 13,515 protocols were filed by ARNPs with the Board of Nursing office in 2004 and 2005. Most ARNPs and physicians are compliant with...
- CHAPTER III. // Girl in Ten Thousand;3/ 1/2008, p14
Chapter III of the book " A Girl in Ten Thousand" is presented. It explores the role of a dedicated nurse, Miss Dorothy Fraser most specially in caring nursery patients as well as to older women. It highlights the good and qualitative services offered by medical practitioners such as proper...
- Protocols restrict nurse practitioners. // Australian Nursing Journal;Mar2007, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p19
The article discusses the findings of a study conducted by Australian and New Zealand researchers on the effectiveness of nurse practitioners in both countries. The study found that employer protocols restrict the ability of nurse practitioners to provide effective levels of care and may even be...