neurological recovery

Alternate approach to traditional CPR saves lives

A new study shows that survival and neurological outcomes for patients in cardiac arrest can be improved by adding extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)…

Study suggests physicians wait longer for brain recovery after hypothermia Rx in cardiac arrest

The chilling, known as therapeutic hypothermia, is one of the few medical practices known to improve brain recovery after sudden heart stoppages, with brain…

New EEG trace interpretation method predicts neurological recovery of cardiac arrest patients

Up until now, the use of electroencephalography (EEG) in the monitoring of cardiac patients has been limited due to interpretation difficulties. A study…