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Prognosis in cardiac arrest.
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PMID:  22107977     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Cardiac arrest remains a common problem throughout the world. This article explores several factors that aid in determining prognosis after cardiac arrest. It is broadly divided into prearrest factors, intra-arrest factors, and postarrest factors. Prearrest factors predominantly concern the presence or absence of a shockable rhythm. Intra-arrest factors look at the partial pressure of end-tidal CO2 and the presence of cardiac standstill on ultrasound. Postarrest factors include early outcome measures as well as a more comprehensive algorithmic approach to predicting neurologic outcome.
Joseph P Martinez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-10-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine clinics of North America     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1558-0539     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg. Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219565     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  91-103     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 110 South Paca Street, Sixth Floor, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA.
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