Predictors of survival after cardiac or respiratory arrest in critical care units
- Outcome of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the Intensive Care Units of a University Hospital. Enohumah, K. O.; Hinz, J.; Bahr, J.; Neumann, P.; Quintel, M. // African Journal of Reproductive Health;Apr2006, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p104
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the demographic characteristics of patients who suffered cardiac arrest in our ICUs and to identify those factors influencing outcome after resuscitation following cardiac arrest. We reviewed the records of all patients who underwent CPR in the two ICUs...
- Do not resuscitate and the intensive care unit: time to talk. Brindley, P. G.; Beed, M. // BJA: The British Journal of Anaesthesia;Apr2015, Vol. 114 Issue 4, p706
No abstract available.
- chain of survival. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p416
A definition of the medical term "chain of survival," which refers to a linkage of early access, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, early defibrillation and advanced life support that is necessary for patients in cardiac arrest, is presented.
- A 2-year prospective cohort study of cardiac resuscitation in a major Canadian hospital. Doig, Christopher J.; Boiteau, Paul J.E.; Sandham, James D. // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Apr2000, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p132
Abstract Objectives: To determine the outcome of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for in-hospital cardiac arrest and to identify risk factors associated with survival to the time of hospital discharge. Design: A 2-year prospective cohort study. Setting: Foothills Medical Centre, a 700-bed...
- Chladit ci nechladit? ï¿½skalï¿½ zavedenï¿½ lï¿½cebnï¿½ho protokolu terapeutickï¿½ hypotermie. Hynek, Fiala; Emil, Berta; Tom�, Gabrhel�k; Petr, �afr�nek // Anaesthesiology & Intensive Medicine / Anesteziologie a Intenziv;Dec2011, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p320
Objective: To determine the cause of failed guideline implementation. Design: A questionnaire survey. Setting: University Hospital ICU and Emergency Department. Methods: The authors conducted a questionnaire survey among all healthcare workers participating in the care for patients after...
- Adult basic life support. Sarin, H.; Kapoor, D. // Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine;Apr-Jun2006, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p95
Prompt and skilful resuscitation during cardiac arrest can make a significant difference between life and death. There have been important advances in the science of resuscitation and various international resuscitation committees have formulated evidence-based recommendations for the...
- CPR. // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p86
A definition of the term "CPR" is presented. It is short for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It refers to an emergency procedure in which the heart and lungs are made to work by compressing the chest overlying the heart and forcing air into the lungs.
- Factors Associated With Use of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Seriously Ill Hospitalized Adults. Goodlin, Sarah J.; Zhong, Zhenshao; Lynn, Joanne; Teno, Joan M.; Fago, Julie P.; Desbiens, Norman; Connors Jr., Alfred F.; Wenger, Neil S.; Phillips, Russell S. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/22/99, Vol. 282 Issue 24, p2333
Presents the findings of the study to identify factors associated with an attempt at cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for patients who experienced cardiopulmonary arrest. Design; Setting; Participants; Main outcome measures; Results; Conclusions.
- The Heart of the Matter. Weintraub, Boris // Parks & Recreation;Sep2009, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p78
The article reports that having access to an automated external defibrillation (AED) can be crucial in the event of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Estimates of the annual number of SCA cases in the U.S. range from 250,000 to 350,000. However, 19 of every 20 victims die, in large part, because they...