Updates in Post-Arrest Care

August 26, 2019 00:27:15
Updates in Post-Arrest Care
Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine
Updates in Post-Arrest Care
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Over 500,000 patients suffer sudden cardiac arrest each year in the United States.  Though survival rates are improving, there remains significant variation in outcomes by region.  In recent years, numerous advances in post-resuscitation care have been associated with improved outcomes.  In this podcast, we discuss the key elements of post-arrest care along with current controversies. Most importantly, we discuss what you NEED to know when caring for the post-arrest patient in order to maximize outcomes!

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