Talking Death: Best Ways to Convey the Worst

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Selected References (Key Readings)

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Cardiac Arrest and Shock in 2018

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Selected References (Key Readings)

  1. Nolan JP, Omato JP, et al. Resuscitation Highlights in 2017. Resuscitation Journal.
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  3. Dumas et al. Emergency PCI in Post–Cardiac Arrest Patients without ST-Segment Elevation Pattern: Insights From the PROCAT II Registry. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions 2016.
  4. Kirkegaard, et al. Targeted Temperature Management for 48 vs 24 Hours and Neurologic Outcome After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 2017;318(4):318.
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  6. Khana et al. Early coronary angiography in patients resuscitated from out of hospital cardiac arrest without ST-segment elevation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Resuscitation 121 (2017) 127–134.
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