Anoxic-ischemic encephalopathy: clinical and electrophysiological associations with outcome.

@article{Young2005AnoxicischemicEC,
  title={Anoxic-ischemic encephalopathy: clinical and electrophysiological associations with outcome.},
  author={Gordon Young and Gordon Stuart Doig and Aldo Ragazzoni},
  journal={Neurocritical care},
  year={2005},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={159-64}
}
INTRODUCTION Prognostic determination of patients in coma after resuscitation from cardiac arrest is both common and difficult. We explored clinical and electrophysiological testing to determine their associations with favorable and poor outcomes. METHODS We studied 75 comatose patients resuscitated from cardiac arrest, excluding those who were brain dead or continuously sedated; none received hypothermia therapy. Clinical examinations were performed on day 1. RESULTS The following… CONTINUE READING

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