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New Studies: AI Captures Electrocardiogram Patterns That Could Signal a Future Sudden Cardiac Arrest

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Photo by Cedars-Sinai milla1cf Fri, 03/01/2024 - 08:25 March 1, 2024 — Two new studies by Cedars-Sinai investigators support using artificial intelligence (AI) to predict sudden cardiac arrest-a health emergency that in 90% of cases leads to death within minutes.

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Therapeutic Hypothermia May Not Benefit Cardiac Arrest Patients

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(MedPage Today) -- Therapeutic hypothermia did not improve survival or functional outcomes in unconscious patients after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with initial nonshockable rhythm, a meta-analysis of patient-level data found. The primary.

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How Cardiac Arrest Became a Household Topic After Damar Hamlin's Collapse

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In this report, we follow up on the resulting public interest on sudden cardiac arrest that made Hamlin the most searched person of 2023. (MedPage Today) -- In January, we reported on Damar Hamlin's collapse during a televised football game.

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ECG Cases 48 – ECG Interpretation in Cardiac Arrest

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The post ECG Cases 48 – ECG Interpretation in Cardiac Arrest appeared first on Emergency Medicine Cases.

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Drug overdose cardiac arrests involve younger, healthier people than other cardiac arrests

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Research Highlights: An analysis of cardiac arrest records in a U.S. registry revealed that people with drug overdose cardiac arrests were more likely to be younger, have fewer health conditions and have higher survival rates with better neurologic.

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Drug overdose cardiac arrests involve younger, healthier people than other cardiac arrests

Medical Xpress - Cardiology

An analysis of data for more than 500,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in the U.S. found key differences in outcomes between cardiac arrests caused by drug overdoses and cardiac arrests due to other causes, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

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Cardiac Arrest Following Drug Overdose in the United States: An Analysis of the Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival

Journal of the American Heart Association

BackgroundGiven increases in drug overdose‐associated mortality, there is interest in better understanding of drug overdose out‐of‐hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Adjusted results showed comparable survival with Cerebral Performance Category score =1 or 2 when the first monitored arrest rhythm was shockable (OD: 28.9%