Cardiac Arrest News and Research

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A cardiac arrest, also known as cardiopulmonary arrest or circulatory arrest, is the abrupt cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract effectively during systole.
Sickest children can successfully undergo liver transplantation with advances in critical care

Sickest children can successfully undergo liver transplantation with advances in critical care

Penn Medicine Center for Digital Health maps ways to harness social media for improving care delivery

Penn Medicine Center for Digital Health maps ways to harness social media for improving care delivery

Body cooling not more effective than therapeutic normothermia for treating in-hospital cardiac arrests in children

Body cooling not more effective than therapeutic normothermia for treating in-hospital cardiac arrests in children

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator improves survival rate in older patients, study finds

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator improves survival rate in older patients, study finds

Cell powerhouses may be good therapeutic target for brain injury

Cell powerhouses may be good therapeutic target for brain injury

New article highlights success of Spanish system in deceased organ donation

New article highlights success of Spanish system in deceased organ donation

New US guidelines developed for the prevention of peanut allergy

New US guidelines developed for the prevention of peanut allergy

Ardelyx initiates two clinical trials to evaluate new treatment for hyperkalemia

Ardelyx initiates two clinical trials to evaluate new treatment for hyperkalemia

Critical illness events linked to delayed discharge from hospital for neighboring patients

Critical illness events linked to delayed discharge from hospital for neighboring patients

Delay in giving adrenaline shots after cardiac arrest lowers survival rates of patients

Delay in giving adrenaline shots after cardiac arrest lowers survival rates of patients

Women with CHD more likely to have safe and healthy pregnancies, study finds

Women with CHD more likely to have safe and healthy pregnancies, study finds

Experts to discuss use of holograms and 3D printing at EuroEcho-Imaging 2016

Experts to discuss use of holograms and 3D printing at EuroEcho-Imaging 2016

New clinical study to examine safety and outcomes of body cooling in cardiac arrest patients

New clinical study to examine safety and outcomes of body cooling in cardiac arrest patients

Study evaluates outcomes of hypothermia treatment among patients with in-hospital cardiac arrest

Study evaluates outcomes of hypothermia treatment among patients with in-hospital cardiac arrest

Astronaut Kate Rubins transmits unique message to organizers of World Extreme Medicine Exposition

Astronaut Kate Rubins transmits unique message to organizers of World Extreme Medicine Exposition

Penn researchers search twitter for tweets about cardiovascular disease

Penn researchers search twitter for tweets about cardiovascular disease

Royal Philips partners with World Heart Federation to help people better manage cardiac health

Royal Philips partners with World Heart Federation to help people better manage cardiac health

ACCA annual congress shines lights on managing risk in acute cardiovascular care

ACCA annual congress shines lights on managing risk in acute cardiovascular care

UCL PhD students show progress in developing ground-breaking medical devices

UCL PhD students show progress in developing ground-breaking medical devices

Heart specialists to examine benefit of ECG screening for student athletes

Heart specialists to examine benefit of ECG screening for student athletes