A final happy Christmas to you all! This episode features loads of POCUS images, many of which you have kindly shared over Twitter. Thanks to all concerned and I have acknowledged you where I can. There is also a lot on flu, ARDS, OOHCA, less is more in sepsis and our usual run of infographics... Continue Reading →
What is the value of regional cerebral saturation in post-cardiac arrest patients? A prospective observational study
Shared from: RESEARCH What is the value of regional cerebral saturation in post-cardiac arrest patients? A prospective observational study The aim of this study was to elucidate the possible role of cerebral saturation monitoring in the post-cardiac arrest setting. This is well worth a read through... Critical Care 2016 20:327 Published on: 13 October 2016... Continue Reading →
Can we really predict outcome after Cardiac Arrest??
This is a single centre retrospective study, admittedly in a small patient cohort, but it offers food for thought in the controversial area of prognostication post out of hospital cardiac arrest. Link to paper Often, we are presented, due to whatever reason, with patients who may have suffered prolonged downtimes during out of hospital cardiac arrest.... Continue Reading →