Objective: We hypothesized that major psychological stress can be a risk factor for cardiac arrest and that effects are modified by elapsed time from specific stressful events. Methods: Case-control study was conducted using database for cardiac arrest and emergency department ED visiting. Cases included adult patients with cardiac arrest with presumed cardiac etiology. Controls were matched with sex and age and visiting day from unintentional injured patients in same ED. The occurrence of 9 major life events MLEs such as a divorce within 1year was used as a proxy measure of major psychological stress.
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Mechanical Ventilation During Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest - EMS Airway
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. In the context of professional practices reflection is defined as the examination of personal thoughts and actions David, In this essay I am reflecting on an incident that happened in my earlier years of working as a professional nurse. The incident I am sharing and the subsequent learning I have gained by reflecting it helped me in the later years of my nursing career.
Raising concerns over prevalence of sudden cardiac death in young individuals, doctors from AIIMS have published the case study of a year-old man who collapsed while moving on an escalator at a Metro station in Delhi. The post-mortem conducted at the institute revealed that brain and visceral organs were congested, with blocking in some parts of the lungs. The case study, published in RFP Journal of Hospital Administration, aims to highlight the presence of undiagnosed heart diseases in young individuals so that preventive steps may be taken for early diagnosis and treatment. During further investigation, we saw chronic deposition of fat in arteries. The boy had no previous complaints or symptoms of any cardiac illness.
Forgotten your password? During a caesarean section CS , severe hypotension following spinal anaesthesia, aortocaval compression, and morbid obesity may cause a decrease in cardiac output resulting in cardiac arrest. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation during CS is stressful for all the attending team, which mandates the importance of a high level of skill and readiness to perform perimortem CS. Reported here is a case of year-old, full-term, morbidly obese parturient female who developed cardiac arrest during an emergency CS under spinal anaesthesia before delivery of the baby. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation was performed and enhanced with resuming of left lateral tilt and completion of perimortem CS.