- EB55 Prehospital to Discharge: Improving Cardiac Arrest Outcomes With a Team Approach to Cooling. Barkas, Diane // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, pe4
An abstract of the article "Prehospital to Discharge: Improving Cardiac Arrest Outcomes With a Team Approach to Cooling" by Diane Barkas is presented.
- EB124 Implementation of a Standard Protocol for Resuscitation of Cardiac Surgery Patients. Ellis, Myra; McGugan, Lynn; Engel, Jill; Spillane, Kelly // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, pe40
An abstract of the article "Implementation of a Standard Protocol for Resuscitation of Cardiac Surgery Patients" by Myr Ellis, Lynn McGugan, Jill Engel and Kelly Spillane is presented.
- Caring for Patients Treated With Therapeutic Hypothermia. Mathiesen, Claranne; McPherson, Denise; Ordway, Carolyn; Smith, Maureen // Critical Care Nurse;Oct2015, Vol. 35 Issue 5, pe1
Numerous studies have indicated that therapeutic hypothermia can improve neurological outcomes after cardiac arrest. This treatment has redeined care after resuscitation and offers an aggressive intervention that may mitigate postresuscitation syndrome. Caregivers at Lehigh Valley Health...
- CONHECIMENTO DA EQUIPE MULTIPROFISSIONAL DE SAÃšDE BASEADO NAS DIRETRIZES DA AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION -2010. Franco Di Credo, Priscilla; Boostel, Radamés; Vinícius Cestari Felix, Jorge // Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;out2015, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p9423
Objective: evaluating the knowledge of the multidisciplinary health team of intensive and semi - intensive care units, with regard to emergency assistance to cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA) under the 2010 guidelines of the American Heart Association (AHA). Method: a descriptive study with a...
- Outcomes in Patients Treated with Therapeutic Hypothermia After In-hospital Cardiac Arrest. Forgacs, Peter B. // Neurology Alert;Nov2016, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p20
The article discusses study on outcomes in patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia after in-hospital cardiac arrest and comments on study's limitations that warrant caution in interpreting the results and the authors' conclusions.
- Critical Care Rehabilitation: A Neglected Part of ICU Care. Samuel Babu, Abraham // Oman Medical Journal;Jul2012, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p268
No abstract available.
- Ethics consultation reduced hospital, ICU, and ventilation
days for ICU patients who died before hospital discharge. // ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 140 Issue 2, p36
The article focuses on a study conducted to analyze if ethics consultation is better than usual care for reducing nonbeneficial life-sustaining treatments for intensive care unit (ICU) patients who died before hospital discharge. 273 patients were allocated to usual care that included family...
- Nursing the out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patient: use of therapeutic hypothermia. Palmer, Sarah Jane // British Journal of Cardiac Nursing;Jul2015, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p335
In England in 2013, 28000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests were attended to by the emergency services. Fewer than 9% of these survive to the point of discharge from hospital, but many patients may be severely neurologically impaired as a result of brain tissue necrosis. This is caused by hypoxia,...
- Use of a Nursing Checklist to Facilitate Implementation of Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest. RYAN AVERY, KATHLEEN; O’BRIEN, MOLLY; DADDIO PIERCE, CAROL; GAZARIAN, PRISCILLA K. // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2015, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p29
Therapeutic hypothermia has become a widely accepted intervention that is improving neurological outcomes following return of spontaneous circulation after cardiac arrest. This intervention is highly complex but infrequently used, and prompt implementation of the many steps involved, especially...