NOTE: The following information is based on 2010 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Guidelines. Any revisions made by the American Heart Association since then are not available at time of pu...
Shallow, gasping respirations may persist for a few minutes
Occasionally preceded by:
Prompt initiation of standard CPR
Confirm underlying rhythm
Early defibrillation of pulseless ventricular tachycardia (VT) or ventricular fibrillation (VF)
Secure airway and provide...
Intensive care unit
Treatment of underlying cause of arrest
Provide targeted temperature management in comatose post arrest patients.
Expect recurrent cardiac arrest and provide close monitoring and appropriate postresuscitative treatment, w...
Field JM, Hazinski MF, Vanden Hoek TL, et al. 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science. Circulation....
410429000 cardiac arrest (disorder)
422970001 Cardiac arrest due to trauma (disorder)
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