- 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.
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- EB56: An Innovative Approach to Improving Community Cardiac and Neurological Care. Roderman, Nicki // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pe15
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- Post-arrest patient? Consider therapeutic hypothermia. // ED Nursing;May2011, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p76
The article offers information on the use of therapeutic hypothermia in cardiac-arrest patients. Marion Leary of Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania says that therapeutic hypothermia can be applied by emergency department (ED) nurses in post-arrest patients having a hard time to move....
- 2010 BLS and ACLS Guideline Changes: Post-Cardiac Arrest Syndrome and Therapeutic Hypothermia. Morris, Susan // Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing;2011, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p3
The article focuses on the changes in the 2010 basic life support (BLS) and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) guidelines for post-cardiac arrest syndrome and therapeutic hypothermia (TH), released by The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR). The guidelines notes the need...
- Spontaneous Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest Is a Bad Prognostic Sign. Pierson, David J. // Critical Care Alert;Oct2010, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p52
An abstract of the article "Spontaneous Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest Is a Bad Prognostic Sign," by David J. Pierson is presented.