Mild hypothermia improved neurologic outcome and reduced mortality after cardiac arrest because of ventricular arrhythmia

Ballew, Kenneth A.
September 2002
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p46
Academic Journal
Presents a comparison between mild hypothermia and standard treatment with normothemia in improving the neurologic outcome in patients who are resuscitated after cardiac arrest because of ventricular fibrillation. Study design and main outcome measures; Comparison of the rate of favorable neurologic outcome between mild hypothermia and normothermia; Effect of the treatments on mortality.


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