Cardiopulmonary to cardiocerebral resuscitation: current challenges and future directions.

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Historically, death was defined as the irreversible cessation of breathing and pulse. This view has been challenged with the development of recent sophisticated life support techniques. It has been shown that patients can be resuscitated after episodes of apnea and pulselessness. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is an unexpected death secondary to failed cardiac… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/AIA.0b013e3181956298

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@article{Carabini2009CardiopulmonaryTC, title={Cardiopulmonary to cardiocerebral resuscitation: current challenges and future directions.}, author={Louanne M Carabini and Paul C Tamul and Sherif Afifi}, journal={International anesthesiology clinics}, year={2009}, volume={47 1}, pages={1-13} }