Therapeutic hypothermia after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in children.

  title={Therapeutic hypothermia after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in children.},
  author={Frank W. Moler and Faye Sarah Silverstein and Richard Holubkov and Beth S Slomine and James R. Christensen and Vinay M. Nadkarni and Kathleen L. Meert and Amy E Clark and Brittan Browning and Victoria L. Pemberton and Kent E Page and Seetha Shankaran and J. S. Hutchison and Christopher J. L. Newth and Kimberly Statler Bennett and John T. Berger and Alexis A. Topjian and Jose A. Pineda and Joshua D. Koch and Charles L. Schleien and Heidi Dalton and George Ofori-Amanfo and Denise M. Goodman and Ericka L. Fink and Patrick McQuillen and Jerry J. Zimmerman and N. J. W. Thomas and Elise W van der Jagt and Melissa B Porter and Michael T. Meyer and Rick Harrison and Nga Pham and Adam J Schwarz and Jeffrey Nowak and Jeffrey A Alten and Derek S. Wheeler and Utpal S. Bhalala and Karen Lidsky and Eric Lloyd and Mudit Mathur and Samir Shah and Theodore Wu and Andreas A. Theodorou and Ronald C Sanders and J. Michael Dean},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={372 20},
BACKGROUND Therapeutic hypothermia is recommended for comatose adults after witnessed out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, but data about this intervention in children are limited. METHODS We conducted this trial of two targeted temperature interventions at 38 children's hospitals involving children who remained unconscious after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Within 6 hours after the return of circulation, comatose patients who were older than 2 days and younger than 18 years of age were… CONTINUE READING
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