cardiac arrest, post-resuscitation care
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Crit Care Med. 2005 Feb;33(2):414-8 Meta-Analysis
IN cardiac arrest, post-resuscitation care The Use of
hypothermia, mild, immediatly after resuscitation
As Treatment, Acute
Is better Than
normothermia
To reduce death at 6 months (RR 1,44) and improve neurological recovery (RR 1,68; NNT 4 - 13)
Neurology. 2006 Jul 25;67(2):203-10 Systematic Review
IN coma, post-cardiac arrest, post-resuscitation care The Use of
several predictors: pupillary light response, corneal reflexes, motor responses to pain, myoclonus status epilepticus, serum neuron-specific enolase, and somatosensory evoked potential studies
As Diagnostic Tool
Is better Than
others clinical, biological and radiological findings
To accurately predict poor outcome in comatose patients after cardiopulmonary resuscitation