Safety profile and outcome of mild therapeutic hypothermia in patients following cardiac arrest: systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Xiao2013SafetyPA,
  title={Safety profile and outcome of mild therapeutic hypothermia in patients following cardiac arrest: systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Guoguang Xiao and Q Guo and M. Shu and Xiaoping Xie and Jianjun Deng and Yu Zhu and Chaomin Wan},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2013},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={91-100}
}
Evidence has shown that mild therapeutic hypothermia (MTH) could improve survival and neurological outcome in patients following cardiac arrest. But this therapy may cause some adverse effects. The authors sought to take a systematic approach to describe the safety aspects and outcome of MTH following cardiac arrest to help clinical practice. MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, BIOSIS Previews and clinicaltrials.gov were searched up to June 2011. Bibliographies… CONTINUE READING

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