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Our retrospective secondary analysis of data from the Pragmatic Airway Resuscitation Trial (PART), examining the timing of airway management in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, found that: (1) there wa
A recent study aimed to develop and validate a modified Goto’s termination-of-resuscitation rule. The results can inform emergency department management of patients who suffered out-of-hospital cardia
A 36-year-old female with a PMH of alcohol use disorder and type 1 DM presents with substernal chest tightness, nausea, vomiting, and diaphoresis. What is your interpretation of her ECG?
Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) involves the application of percutaneous veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) for management of cardiac arrest in the emergen
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) is associated with cardiac arrest in women during the peripartum period. The mechanism of SCAD is thought to be partially related to inflammatory changes
Patients experiencing critical illness necessitating mechanical ventilation have high mortality rates. Additionally, survivors of critically ill mechanical ventilation experience high morbidity. Sever
The evidence surrounding ECPR continues to build. In this study, investigators demonstrated a 31.5% survival rate with favorable 180-day neurological outcome with ECPR in patients who suffered out-of-
Post-resuscitation shock occurs in 50-70% of patients after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, and this study provides evidence that norepinephrine is likely a preferable vasopressor to epinephrine in po
A 67-year-old male with a PMH of HTN, HLD, DM, and COPD presents to the emergency department due sudden chest discomfort. What is your interpretation of his ECG?
Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) remains the most common tachyarrhythmia in children. But the presenting symptoms of SVT can vary dramatically, even within similar age groups, posing a tremendous ch