Emplify Podcast | Nontraumatic Cardiac Arrest

Optimizing Survival Outcomes for Adult Patients with Nontraumatic Cardiac Arrest (Pharmacology CME)

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Welcome to the inaugural episode of EMplify, the podcast corollary to EB Medicine’s Emergency Medicine Practice journal. For the first episode, we are going to focus on one of the most popular articles from last year, the October 2016 issue, entitled “Optimizing Survival Outcomes For Adult Patients With Nontraumatic Cardiac Arrest.” 
We have one huge disclosure about this episode, as we will have for them all. The content was not originally created by us. This issue was authored by Dr. Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP at Johns Hopkins University.
Here’s what we will cover: 
  • Facts about cardiac arrest 
  • A quick review of the latest iteration of the AHA guidelines 
  • The pathophysiology 
  • The differential 
  • The common underlying causes 
  • Prehospital care 
  • Diagnostic imaging 
  • Chest compressions and shock 
  • Ventilation 
  • Medications 
  • Post-arrest cooling 
  • Tools used to prognosticate 
  • When to stop resuscitating 
  • Special circumstances 
  • Recent controversies and cutting-edge advances 
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Hosts: Nachi Gupta, MD, PhD; Jeff Nusbaum, MD


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Julianna Jung, MD

Publication Date

October 1, 2016

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