Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2012 - Medical - 960 pages
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Topics in this issue include: Automated external defibrillation; Airway management during CPR; Could we remove ventilation from ABC's of CPR?; Advances in mechanical interventions during CPR; The role of vasopressor agents during CPR; Optimizing the timing of defibrillation: the role of VF waveform analysis during CPR; Therapeutic hypothermia during and after CPR; and Advances in brain resuscitation: beyond hypothermia.
 

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Contents

Preface
xi
Dedication
xiii
Chapter 1 Automated External Debrillation
143
Chapter 2 When Should Rescue Breathing Be Removed From the ABCs of CPR?
155
Chapter 3 Mechanical Devices for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
167
Chapter 4 The Use of Vasopressor Agents During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
189
The Role of Ventricular Fibrillation Waveform Analysis During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
199
A Promising Rescue Strategy for Refractory Cardiac Arrest
211
Mechanism of Neuroprotection Phases of Hypothermia and Methods of Cooling
231
Chapter 8 Protecting Mitochondrial Bioenergetic Function During Resuscitation from Cardiac Arrest
245
Beyond Hypothermia
271
Chapter 10 The Role of Emergency Coronary Intervention During and Following Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
283
Risk Stratication for Acute Pulmonary Embolism
299
Index
323
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