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Ep 169 Cardiac Arrest Controversies – Chest Compressions, Dual Defibrillation, Medications and Airway

Emergency Medicine Cases

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SGEM#392: Shock Me – Double Sequential or Vector Change for OHCAs with Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation?

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

Defibrillation Strategies for Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation. Defibrillation Strategies for Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation. He has been an ACLS instructor for close to 30 years and notably his first publication focused on out-of-hospital defibrillation. Defibrillation Strategies for Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation.

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DOSE VF (DOuble SEquential External Defibrillation for Refractory VF) Trial

University of Maryland Department of Emergency Med

DOSE VF (DOuble SEquential External Defibrillation for Refractory VF) Trial Background - High quality data regarding the use of. Click to view the rest

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SGEM#426: All the Small Things – Small Bag Ventilation Masks in Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

You continue with compressions and defibrillations and your partner places an advanced airway. The patient is a 54-year-old man who collapsed in front of his family after complaining of chest pain for several hours. On your arrival, first responders from the fire department are performing high-quality basic cardiac life support.

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Ventricular Fibrillation, ICD, LBBB, QRS of 210 ms, Positive Smith Modified Sgarbossa Criteria, and Pacemaker-Mediated Tachycardia

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

He was defibrillated, but they also noticed that he was being internally defibrillated and then found that he had an implantable ICD. He was unidentified and there were no records available After 7 shocks, he was successfully defibrillated and brought to the ED. There was no bystander CPR.

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1 hour of CPR, then ECMO circulation, then successful defibrillation.

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

She was unable to be defibrillated but was cannulated and placed on ECMO in our Emergency Department (ECLS - extracorporeal life support). After good ECMO flow was established, she was successfully defibrillated. Here is a case of ECMO defibrillation with near shark fin that was due to proximal LAD occlusion. The K was normal.

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SGEM#380: OHCAs Happen and You’re Head Over Heels – Head Elevated During CPR?

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

This includes epinephrine for OHCA, target temperature management, mechanical CPR, supraglottic airways, steroids, hands on defibrillation and many more topics. Background: We have covered Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrests (OHCAs) many, many times on the SGEM.

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