Predicting neurological outcome after cardiac arrest.

  title={Predicting neurological outcome after cardiac arrest.},
  author={Mauro Oddo and Andrea O. Rossetti},
  journal={Current opinion in critical care},
  volume={17 3},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Therapeutic hypothermia and aggressive management of postresuscitation disease considerably improved outcome after adult cardiac arrest over the past decade. However, therapeutic hypothermia alters prognostic accuracy. Parameters for outcome prediction, validated by the American Academy of Neurology before the introduction of therapeutic hypothermia, need further update. RECENT FINDINGS Therapeutic hypothermia delays the recovery of motor responses and may render clinical… CONTINUE READING
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