Continuous evaluation of neurological prognosis after cardiac arrest.

@article{Friberg2013ContinuousEO,
  title={Continuous evaluation of neurological prognosis after cardiac arrest.},
  author={Hans Henrik Friberg and Malin Rundgren and Erik Westhall and N Kjaersgaard Nielsen and Tobias Cronberg},
  journal={Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica},
  year={2013},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={6-15}
}
Post-resuscitation care has changed in the last decade, and outcome after cardiac arrest has improved, thanks to several combined measures. Induced hypothermia has shown a treatment benefit in two randomized trials, but some doubts remain. General care has improved, including the use of emergency coronary intervention. Assessment of neurological function and prognosis in comatose cardiac arrest patient is challenging, especially when treated with hypothermia. In this review, we evaluate the… CONTINUE READING

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