Affiliation: Graduate School
- Impact of transport to critical care medical centers on outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrestKentaro Kajino
Emergency and Critical Care Medical Center, Osaka Police Hospital, Kitayama cho, 10 31 Tennouji ku, 543 0035 Osaka, Japan
Resuscitation 81:549-54. 2010..Post-resuscitation care has emerged as an important predictor of survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). In Japan, selected hospitals are certified as Critical Care Medical Centers (CCMCs) based on their ability and expertise...
- Comparison of supraglottic airway versus endotracheal intubation for the pre-hospital treatment of out-of-hospital cardiac arrestKentaro Kajino
Emergency and Critical Care Medical Center, Osaka Police Hospital, 10 31 Kitayama cho Tennouji ku, Osaka 543 0035, Japan
Crit Care 15:R236. 2011..Despite traditional emphasis on airway management during cardiac arrest, its impact on survival from OHCA and time dependent effectiveness remains unclear...
- Subsequent ventricular fibrillation and survival in out-of-hospital cardiac arrests presenting with PEA or asystoleKentaro Kajino
Department of Traumatology and Acute Critical Medicine, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
Resuscitation 79:34-40. 2008..The prognostic implications of conversion to ventricular fibrillation (VF) in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients with an initial non-shockable rhythm are unclear...
- Comparison of neurological outcomes following witnessed out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation defibrillated with either biphasic or monophasic automated external defibrillatorsK Kajino
Department of Traumatology and Acute Critical Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita 5430035, Japan
Emerg Med J 26:492-6. 2009..Biphasic waveform defibrillation results in higher rates of termination of fibrillation than monophasic waveform defibrillation but has not been shown to improve survival outcomes...