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  • sudden cardi
  • Every three days, sudden cardiac death takes the life of a young U.S. athlete,' says Dr. Anthony Rossi, Medical Director of the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Miami Children's Hospital, 'These young people often die without exhibiting advance signs of heart problems. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • These two activities are associated with the highest incidence of sudden cardiac death. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • In an effort to help identify those at risk for sudden cardiac death, Miami Children's Hospital launched a new initiative that provides free electrocardiograms to middle and high school athletes. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • The mission of Youth Heart Watch is to prevent sudden cardiac death among children and adolescents by placing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in schools, recreation centers and other public places. (chop.edu)
  • bystander
  • It takes an entire system to save a patient in cardiac arrest - starting with community and bystander response, Clinical Control Centres, New Zealand Fire Service (NZFS) and other co-responders, through to advanced life support from ambulance service and hospital personnel. (stjohn.org.nz)
  • Conclusions -Although out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival varies significantly across U.S. counties, a substantial proportion of the variation is due to differences in bystander response across communities. (ahajournals.org)
  • 35 (35%) of 101 patients (mean age 64) whose arrest was witnessed by a doctor or paramedic survived for 30 days compared with 9 of 464 (2%) whose arrest was witnessed by a relative or bystander at home (mean age 66) and 15 of 200 (8%) whose arrest was witnessed in a public place (mean age 61). (bmj.com)
  • 2016
  • On December 20, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved the mandatory expansion of new cardiac bundles within the episode payment model (EPM). (bkd.com)
  • risk for sudden
  • Although more research is needed, the preliminary results suggest that a relatively low-cost screening might help identify children who are at risk for sudden cardiac arrest, possibly preventing childhood death. (chop.edu)
  • potentially
  • A potentially lethal cardiac arrhythmia that is characterized by uncoordinated extremely rapid firing of electrical impulses (400-600/min) in HEART VENTRICLES. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Ten of the 400 subjects (about 2.5 percent) had potentially serious cardiac conditions. (chop.edu)
  • undergone
  • In particular, hospitals have begun to use cooling - often in the form of ice packs around the body - to lower the body temperature of patients who have undergone cardiac arrest. (latimes.com)
  • The authors added that the children in the screening were not all high school athletes, and most would not have undergone athletic cardiac screening. (chop.edu)
  • study
  • Hospitals have gotten far better at treating cardiac arrest, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, reducing both deaths and neurological damage as a result. (latimes.com)
  • Patients with diabetes were modestly less likely to survive in-hospital cardiac arrest compared with those without diabetes, according to a study published in The American Journal of Cardiology . (healio.com)
  • During the 11-year study period, 27% of patients with diabetes and 25.1% of patients without diabetes survived in-hospital cardiac arrest. (healio.com)
  • Patients with in-hospital cardiac arrest at St.Olavs Hospital (Trondheim, Norway) during the study period. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • We carried out a prospective study on all cardiac arrests occurring outside hospital that were received and treated in the accident and emergency department over the two years from 1 April 1992 to 31 March 1994. (bmj.com)
  • Further, the ORBIT trial is the only out-of-hospital biphasic study to show statistically significant improvement in 24-hour survival (Figure 1). (zoll.com)
  • The black patients in this study were younger, more often female, and were sicker, with higher rates of kidney and respiratory insufficiency, pneumonia, and more often required dialysis prior to cardiac arrest, compared to white patients studied. (eurekalert.org)
  • HealthDay)-Epinephrine use results in improved 30-day survival versus placebo in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, according to a study published online July 18 in the New England Journal of Medicine . (medicalxpress.com)
  • The primary objective of this study will be to determine whether induction of mild hypothermia using an infusion of cold normal saline will improve the proportion of patients who survive and are discharged awake from the hospital. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The design of this protocol is a prospective observational study to objectively measure the rate, depth and quality of chest compressions and ventilations delivered during cardiac arrest in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and Emergency Department (ED) settings utilizing the MRx/Q-CPR. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Observational study of all out-of-hospital cardiac arrest during 6 months in regional areas of Helsinki University Hospital and Kuopio University Hospital from activation of EMS system unt. (bioportfolio.com)
  • This study aims to examine whether P30 wave of somatosensory evoked potentials (SEP) is related with outcome after cardiac arrest. (bioportfolio.com)
  • HealthDay)-A new study finds that survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest improved substantially from 2000 to 2009 in U.S. medical centers, probably because established guidelines were followed. (medicalxpress.com)
  • The American Heart Association, which funded the study, has developed guidelines for hospitals in an effort to improve the quality of care associated with in-hospital cardiac arrest. (medicalxpress.com)
  • For this study, records for more than 84,600 patients aged 18 or older from 374 hospitals were included, adjusting for myriad factors, Girotra said, including age, sex, race and the presence of other conditions. (medicalxpress.com)
  • In the United States, the current American Heart Association guidelines recommend screening only competitive athletes, not all children, using history and physical examination alone,' said the study leader, Victoria L. Vetter, MD, MPH , a pediatric cardiologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (chop.edu)
  • Our pilot study evaluated the feasibility of adding an ECG to cardiac screening of healthy school-aged children,' Vetter added. (chop.edu)
  • The Children's Hospital research team published their study on March 15 in the American Heart Journal. (chop.edu)
  • The study team identified previously undiagnosed cardiac abnormalities in 23 subjects, and hypertension in an additional 20. (chop.edu)
  • neurologic
  • Although a very low likelihood of neurologic recovery has traditionally been a factor dissuading against early angiography, it is now recognized that it is generally extremely difficult to determine who has very low likelihood of recovery in the early hours following cardiac arrest (2-4) . (onlinejacc.org)
  • data
  • Justin B. Echouffo - Tcheugui, MD, PhD, clinical fellow in medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and colleagues analyzed data from 1,009,073 patients from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample who underwent CPR for in-hospital cardiac arrest from 2003 to 2013. (healio.com)
  • The researchers looked at data from more than 67,000 patients who went into cardiac arrest at more than 530 U.S. hospitals between 2003 and 2009. (drugs.com)
  • There is little data, which is often conflicting, to support its use for patients in the hospital, and we have national guidelines that only have clinicians considering its use, which may lead to hesitation and lack of institutional protocol. (drugs.com)
  • BACKGROUND: Previous studies of paediatric cardiac arrest have reported a low survival rate but there is limited data from Australia. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Girotra said those results, published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2009, were likely affected by the fact that the researchers used data from administrative claims that may have included patients who hadn't had cardiac arrests or excluded those without the proper billing procedure code. (medicalxpress.com)
  • proportion
  • 6, 7 The success of this latest initiative will depend on the proportion of arrests that occurs in such places and the presence of witnesses who either can use the devices or can summon someone who can. (bmj.com)