Characteristics, Frequency, and Disposition of Patients With a HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device Presenting to the ED
The purpose of this study was to identify the type, frequency, and disposition of patients with an HeartMate II left ventricular assist device who...
EMS transfer of large-vessel stroke patients to a comprehensive stroke center led to quicker treatment, even when a primary stroke center was...
LOS ANGELES – An initial strategy of clot aspiration was noninferior to initial clot removal with a stent retriever in a multicenter randomized...
The latest U.S. acute ischemic stroke guideline adopts imaging as the main thrombectomy eligibility criterion out to 24 hours after stroke onset...
Advanced Hemodynamic and Cardiopulmonary Ultrasound for Critically Ill Patients in the Emergency Department
Focused echocardiography, advanced hemodynamic, and cardiopulmonary point-of-care ultrasound studies provide time-sensitive evaluation of...
The error message does not explicitly indicate that the device cannot deliver a lifesaving shock to patients.
News from the FDA/CDC
Treatment option for critically ill hypotensive patients who do not adequately respond to available therapies.
ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Implementation of the AHA Mission: Lifeline program improved treatment times.
Double Sequential Defibrillation for Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation and Pulseless Ventricular Tachycardia
The earliest known reported experimental intervention for defibrillation was in 1899, when Prevost and Battelli discovered that small electrical...
Devices are safe to use, Philips says.