Usefulness of cooling and coronary catheterization to improve survival in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Dion Stub, Christopher Hengel, William Chan, Damon Jackson, Karen Sanders, Anthony Dart, Andrew Hilton, Vincent Pellegrino, James Shaw, Stephen Duffy, Stephen Bernard, David Kaye

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Abstract

Survival rates after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) continue to be poor. Recent evidence suggests that a more aggressive approach to postresuscitation care, in particular combining therapeutic hypothermia with early coronary intervention, can improve prognosis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)522 - 527
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume107
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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