Tag cardiac arrest

CME 14/04/16 – ECMO in Cardiac Arrest

Here is Johnny’s talk on ECMO in cardiac arrest. Resources: As part of his 4.10 project, here is a PechaKucha done by John Iliff  on “ECMO in Cardiac Arrest” that I think you may find interesting: ECMO (Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation) from…

Defibrillation

SCGHED Guideline 1 340
Defibrillation is a time critical procedure for the treatment of VF or pulseless VT. This guideline outlines a practical approach to defibrillation.   Defibrillation Defibrillation is the passage of electrical current across the myocardium to depolarise a critical myocardial mass.…

CME 14/8/14 – ACLS and Beyond

Here is Deanne’s talk on going beyond the ACLS algorithm. This posed as a very useful stimulus for discussion regarding several resuscitation interventions. Many of these are also discussed by Scott Weingart in his talk at SMACC 2014 “Cutting Edge Intra-Arrest Care”…

CME 31/7/14 – When to stop resuscitation?

Here is Dan’s discussion on the factors that may influence when to continue or cease resuscitative efforts. Resources: Video Lectures: Weingart tackles the dogma and evidence around resuscitation algorithms brings us the concept of truely advanced life support. The ABC’s…