Brain injury following cardiac arrest

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Abstract

Neurologic injury resulting from global cerebral ischemia secondary to cardiac arrest (CA) continues to be a major clinical problem that requires urgent neurocritical care intervention Estimates of the yearly incidence of sudden CA in the US varies widely from 250,000 to 460,000

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Neurocritical Care
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages389-407
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781441968418
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

Keywords

  • Brain injury
  • Depth of hypothermia
  • Therapeutic hypothermia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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