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Hypothermia and drowning

Don't Forget the Bubbles

Elsa was found face down in the family pool 20 minutes after last visual contact and was picked up without resuscitation. She was intubated at the scene and transported to your ED, with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) performed en route. d) Hypothermia As you ponder these options, the matron hands you the repeat gas.

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Hypothermic Cardiac Arrest: Pearls and Pitfalls

EMDocs

Hypothermic Arrest In general, hypothermic patients in cardiac arrest should be aggressively resuscitated. Patients can have excellent outcomes despite prolonged resuscitation. 2,3 If the patient meets criteria for resuscitation, they generally are not declared dead until their core temperature is above 32℃ (“warm and dead”).

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SGEM #404: Sitting on the Dock of the Bay-esian Interpretation of Therapeutic Hypothermia for Pediatric Cardiac Arrest

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

She is part of the Don’t Forget the Bubbles team and faculty at Queen Mary […] The post SGEM #404: Sitting on the Dock of the Bay-esian Interpretation of Therapeutic Hypothermia for Pediatric Cardiac Arrest first appeared on The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine. They started cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) until EMS arrived.

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Journal Jam 19 Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest – Mixed Evidence

Emergency Medicine Cases

In this Journal Jam podcast, special guest Dr. Mizuho Morrison joins Anton and Justin to clear up the muddy waters of therapeutic hypothermia with a deep dive into the world’s literature. The post Journal Jam 19 Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest – Mixed Evidence appeared first on Emergency Medicine Cases.

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Grand Rounds Recap 11.15.23

Taming the SRU

It is possible she was just severely hypothermic.

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The Latest in Critical Care, 1/22/24 (Issue #26)

PulmCCM

Background Therapeutic hypothermia, later rebranded as targeted temperature management, became a standard post-cardiac arrest therapy for comatose patients after two 2002 NEJM trials ( n=273 and n=77 ) suggested reducing core temperature to 32°C to 34°C markedly improved neurologic outcomes and survival. Read on for details.

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CritCases 12 Accidental Hypothermia and Cardiac Arrest

Emergency Medicine Cases

In this CritCases blog Michael Misch takes us through a case of accidental hypothermia and cardiac arrest, reviewing the controversies in management as well as the guidelines for rewarming, the role of ECMO and the alterations to ACLS cardiac arrest medications, CPR and defibrillations.