Resuscitation from clinical death: Pathophysiologic limits and therapeutic potentials

@article{Safar1988ResuscitationFC,
  title={Resuscitation from clinical death: Pathophysiologic limits and therapeutic potentials},
  author={Peter J Safar},
  journal={Critical Care Medicine},
  year={1988},
  volume={16},
  pages={923–941}
}
  • P. Safar
  • Published 1988
  • Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
Modern cardiopulmonary-cerebral resuscitation (CPCR) for the reversal of clinical death (i.e., prolonged cardiac arrest) is a sequence of basic, advanced and prolonged life-support steps. This system was initiated by research that started in the 1950s. Present community-wide results are encouraging, but suboptimal. Maximal benefit from CPCR will be achievable: a) by minimizing response times; and b) by extending reversible arrest times—the topic of this symposium. For reperfusion, closed chest… Expand
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