The Utility of Therapeutic Hypothermia for Post-Cardiac Arrest Syndrome Patients With an Initial Nonshockable Rhythm.

@article{Perman2015TheUO,
  title={The Utility of Therapeutic Hypothermia for Post-Cardiac Arrest Syndrome Patients With an Initial Nonshockable Rhythm.},
  author={Sarah Muirhead Perman and Anne V Grossestreuer and Douglas J. Wiebe and Brendan G. Carr and Benjamin S. Abella and David Foster Gaieski},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2015},
  volume={132 22},
  pages={2146-51}
}
BACKGROUND Therapeutic hypothermia (TH) attenuates reperfusion injury in comatose survivors of cardiac arrest. The utility of TH in patients with nonshockable initial rhythms has not been widely accepted. We sought to determine whether TH improved neurological outcome and survival in postarrest patients with nonshockable rhythms. METHODS AND RESULTS We identified 519 patients after in- and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with nonshockable initial rhythms from the Penn Alliance for Therapeutic… CONTINUE READING
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