R D White

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term subjective memory function in ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors resuscitated by early defibrillation
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Resuscitation 60:189-95. 2004
  2. pmc Neurologic recovery following prolonged out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with resuscitation guided by continuous capnography
    Roger D White
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 86:544-8. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint High discharge survival rate after out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation with rapid defibrillation by police and paramedics
    R D White
    Mayo Clinic and Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota
    Ann Emerg Med 28:480-5. 1996
  4. ncbi request reprint Refibrillation, resuscitation and survival in out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest victims treated with biphasic automated external defibrillators
    Roger D White
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 55:17-23. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic impedance does not affect defibrillation, resuscitation or survival in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest treated with a non-escalating biphasic waveform defibrillator
    Roger D White
    Department of Anesthesiology, The Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 64:63-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Evolution of a community-wide early defibrillation programme experience over 13 years using police/fire personnel and paramedics as responders
    Roger D White
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 65:279-83. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Technologic advances and program initiatives in public access defibrillation using automated external defibrillators
    R D White
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Medical School and Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 7:145-51. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient outcomes following defibrillation with a low energy biphasic truncated exponential waveform in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    R D White
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 49:9-14. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Biphasic truncated exponential waveform defibrillation
    R D White
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 3:283-9. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Waveforms for defibrillation and cardioversion: recent experimental and clinical studies
    Roger D White
    Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 10:202-7. 2004

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term subjective memory function in ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors resuscitated by early defibrillation
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Resuscitation 60:189-95. 2004
    ..Therefore this study was designed to determine if long-term memory complaints persist in VF OHCA survivors resuscitated in an early defibrillation program when compared with a healthy control population not experiencing cardiac arrest...
  2. pmc Neurologic recovery following prolonged out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with resuscitation guided by continuous capnography
    Roger D White
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 86:544-8. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, this is the longest duration of pulselessness in an out-of-hospital arrest with a good outcome. Good pulmonary blood flow was documented throughout by end-tidal carbon dioxide measurements...
  3. ncbi request reprint High discharge survival rate after out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation with rapid defibrillation by police and paramedics
    R D White
    Mayo Clinic and Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota
    Ann Emerg Med 28:480-5. 1996
    ..To assess outcome in patients with ventricular fibrillation (VF) treated by defibrillator-equipped police and emergency medical technician-paramedics in an advanced life support (ALS) emergency medical services (EMS) system...
  4. ncbi request reprint Refibrillation, resuscitation and survival in out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest victims treated with biphasic automated external defibrillators
    Roger D White
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 55:17-23. 2002
    ..The incidence and course of refibrillation, and its relation to patient outcomes, has not been previously described in the context of treatment of out-of-hospital SCA with biphasic waveform automated external defibrillators (AEDs)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic impedance does not affect defibrillation, resuscitation or survival in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest treated with a non-escalating biphasic waveform defibrillator
    Roger D White
    Department of Anesthesiology, The Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 64:63-9. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Evolution of a community-wide early defibrillation programme experience over 13 years using police/fire personnel and paramedics as responders
    Roger D White
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 65:279-83. 2005
    ..Following the trial, the program was expanded as the city grew in population and area. In 1998 firefighters also were equipped with AEDs, bringing to a total 18 AEDs with police and fire personnel, in addition to paramedic capability...
  7. ncbi request reprint Technologic advances and program initiatives in public access defibrillation using automated external defibrillators
    R D White
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Medical School and Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 7:145-51. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient outcomes following defibrillation with a low energy biphasic truncated exponential waveform in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    R D White
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 49:9-14. 2001
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  9. ncbi request reprint Biphasic truncated exponential waveform defibrillation
    R D White
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 3:283-9. 1999
    ..For future research, the terms associated with defibrillation should be standardized and used uniformly by all investi-gators. In particular, there should be an agreed-upon definition of shock efficacy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Waveforms for defibrillation and cardioversion: recent experimental and clinical studies
    Roger D White
    Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 10:202-7. 2004
    ..At the same time, it has led to the development and clinical use of biphasic waveforms of several different designs. Finally, other types of waveforms, primarily triphasic, have entered experimental evaluation...
  11. ncbi request reprint New concepts in transthoracic defibrillation
    Roger D White
    City of Rochester Early Defibrillation Program, Mayo Medical School, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 20:785-807. 2002
    ..This represents a major challenge in defibrillation research...
  12. ncbi request reprint Seven years' experience with early defibrillation by police and paramedics in an emergency medical services system
    R D White
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 39:145-51. 1998
    ..Short time differences, on the order of 1 min, are significant determinants of both immediate response to shocks and discharge survival...
  13. ncbi request reprint Recurrent ventricular fibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest after defibrillation by police and firefighters: implications for automated external defibrillator users
    Erik P Hess
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:S436-9. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence and frequency of recurrent ventricular fibrillation (VF) in patients defibrillated by police and firefighters only and to determine its relation to survival...
  14. doi request reprint Ventricular fibrillation in Rochester, Minnesota: experience over 18 years
    Dipti A Agarwal
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 80:1253-8. 2009
    ..7% to 39.9%, with only a few cities reporting rates higher than this. We report outcomes and incidence of VF OHCA over 18 years in a medium-sized city incorporating an aggressive approach to OHCA...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of age on long-term survival and quality of life following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:963-7. 2004
    ..In particular, elderly patients may present with more comorbid medical conditions affecting their outcome. However, the impact of age on mortality rate and quality of life after rapid defibrillation is unknown...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in outcome after ventricular fibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Srijoy Mahapatra
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    Resuscitation 65:197-202. 2005
    ..We, therefore, compared the short- and long-term survival and quality-of-life (QOL) in women and men after an OHCA...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ventricular fibrillation is not provoked by chest compression during post-shock organized rhythms in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Erik P Hess
    Resident in Emergency Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 66:7-11. 2005
    ..If so this would have major implications for proposed changes in resumption of CC after defibrillation, regardless of rhythm. The aim of this study was to examine our defibrillation data for evidence of post-shock CC-induced VF...
  18. ncbi request reprint A comparative analysis of short- and long-term outcomes after ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in patients with ischemic and nonischemic heart disease
    T Jared Bunch
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:857-60. 2006
    ..Nonetheless, in patients with IHD, use of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator and statin therapy were associated with higher long-term survival rates...
  19. ncbi request reprint Trends in treated ventricular fibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: ischemic compared to non-ischemic heart disease
    T Jared Bunch
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 67:51-4. 2005
    ..However, such strategies may not have a similar impact on non-ischemic arrest...
  20. ncbi request reprint Opportunities to prevent sudden out-of-hospital death due to coronary heart disease in a community
    Lambert A Wu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 56:55-8. 2003
    ..Intervening successfully to reduce the burden of sudden out-of-hospital death due to coronary heart disease (OHCD) requires knowledge of where these deaths occur and whether they are observed by bystanders...
  21. doi request reprint New insights into the predictors of left atrial stunning after successful direct-current cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and flutter
    Rowlens M Melduni
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:848-54. 2008
    ..Direct-current cardioversion (DCCV) of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter commonly causes post-DCCV left atrial (LA) stunning (LAS), which may potentiate thromboembolic complications. Data on LAS determinants are inconclusive...
  22. doi request reprint Optimizing survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Erik P Hess
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:590-5. 2010
    ..Optimizing cardiac arrest survival requires a team effort between EMS directors, emergency physicians, cardiologists, hospital leadership, and the public...
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest after successful early defibrillation
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2626-33. 2003
    ..Programs focusing on early defibrillation have improved the rate of survival to hospital discharge. We conducted a population-based analysis of the long-term outcome and quality of life of survivors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Body weight does not affect defibrillation, resuscitation, or survival in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest treated with a nonescalating biphasic waveform defibrillator
    Roger D White
    The Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:S387-92. 2004
    ..This is a study of the influence of body weight on defibrillation, resuscitation, and survival in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest treated with a nonescalating impedance-compensating 150-J biphasic waveform defibrillator...
  25. ncbi request reprint Does left atrial appendage peak emptying flow velocity predict the electrical energy required to achieve successful direct-current cardioversion in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation?
    Rowlens M Melduni
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:1004-8. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that LAAEV can predict optimal energy required for DCCV in persistent AF (>48 hours)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Acquired long QT syndrome and elective anesthesia in children
    Timothy B Curry
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:471-8. 2006
    ..Additionally, this case emphasizes the need to inquire about the use of supplements and naturopathic medications, even in children, that may have life-threatening side effects or interactions with anesthetic agents...
  27. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and in-hospital treatment of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients resuscitated from ventricular fibrillation by early defibrillation
    T Jared Bunch
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:613-9. 2004
    ....
  28. doi request reprint A high peak current 150-J fixed-energy defibrillation protocol treats recurrent ventricular fibrillation (VF) as effectively as initial VF
    Erik P Hess
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 79:28-33. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the frequency of shock success differs between initial and recurrent episodes of ventricular fibrillation (VF)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Admission predictors of in-hospital mortality and subsequent long-term outcome in survivors of ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a population-based study
    Thomas J Bunch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Cardiology 102:41-7. 2004
    ..However, the admission variables that predict both short- and long-term survival in a region with high discharge survival following OHCA require further study in order to identify survivors at subsequent highest risk...
  30. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of sustained return of spontaneous circulation following transition to biphasic waveform defibrillation
    Erik P Hess
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States
    Resuscitation 77:39-45. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Improved retention of the EMS activation component (EMSAC) in adult CPR education
    M C Bilger
    Mayo School of Health Related Sciences, Nurse Anesthesia Program, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 35:219-24. 1997
    ..18). We conclude that use of the model-telephone improved EMSAC retention significantly overall except in the < 30 year-old age group. We recommend using the model-telephone in future adult CPR classes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Trends in treated ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a 17-year population-based study
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:255-9. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Management of ventricular fibrillation or unstable ventricular tachycardia in patients with congenital long-QT syndrome: a suggested modification to ACLS guidelines
    Jason H Homme
    Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 59:111-5. 2003
    ..A clarified ACLS algorithm is proposed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in patients with cardiac amyloidosis: presenting rhythms, management and outcomes in four patients
    Erik P Hess
    Emergency Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Resuscitation 60:105-11. 2004
    ..We describe here our experience with four patients with AL who had an OHCA, including presenting rhythms, interventions, and outcomes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prediction of short- and long-term outcomes by electrocardiography in survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    T Jared Bunch
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Resuscitation 63:137-43. 2004
    ..Therefore, we assessed the predictive value of the standard ECG to determine both short- and long-term outcomes in survivors of VF OHCA to assist in risk stratification of those patients at highest risk of sudden death...
  36. ncbi request reprint Early direct coronary angioplasty in survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Paul C Keelan
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1461-3, A6. 2003
  37. ncbi request reprint Get the data
    R D White
    Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minn, USA
    JEMS 26:S4-5. 2001
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: expanding the chain of survival
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:774-82. 2005
    ..Broadening the focus of the chain of survival to include in-hospital and long-term care will further improve favorable outcomes achieved in an early defibrillation program...
  39. ncbi request reprint Automated external defibrillators and first responders: a satisfaction survey
    Laurence D Prina
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 53:171-7. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Survival of a neurologically intact patient with subarachnoid hemorrhage and cardiopulmonary arrest
    Erik P Hess
    Department of Emergency Medicine Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:1073-6. 2005
    ..Prompt defibrillation of SAH-induced ventricular fibrillation and timely neurologic intervention are essential for good neurologic outcome...
  41. doi request reprint Association of body weight with total mortality and with ICD shocks among survivors of ventricular fibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Resuscitation 77:351-5. 2008
    ..Studies have shown an association between obesity and total mortality among people with and without coronary artery disease. This study reviews outcomes among obese survivors of ventricular fibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
  42. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology, trends, and outcome of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest of non-cardiac origin
    Erik P Hess
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Resuscitation 72:200-6. 2007
    ..Over the past decade, the incidence of VF OHCA has declined. The aims of this study were to describe the epidemiology of OHCA of non-cardiac origin in Olmsted County MN and to determine the trends that have occurred over time...
  43. ncbi request reprint Comparative efficacy of monophasic and biphasic waveforms for transthoracic cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter
    Osnat T Gurevitz
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am Heart J 149:316-21. 2005
    ..This study sought to determine the relative efficacy of biphasic waveforms compared with monophasic waveforms in the treatment of atrial arrhythmias...
  44. ncbi request reprint Prospective, randomized comparison of two biphasic waveforms for the efficacy and safety of transthoracic biphasic cardioversion of atrial fibrillation
    Faisal Alatawi
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:382-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a difference in commercially available biphasic waveforms...
  45. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implication of early ejection fraction on long-term mortality and quality of life following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Akbar H Khan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1027-30. 2004
    ..However, overall long-term quality-of-life was favorable and independent of the ejection fraction...
  46. ncbi request reprint Anesthesia for patients with congenital long QT syndrome
    Susan J Kies
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Anesthesiology 102:204-10. 2005
    ..Certain drugs, including anesthetic agents, are known to contribute to QT prolongation. After reviewing the literature the authors give recommendations for the anesthetic management of these patients in the perioperative period...
  47. ncbi request reprint Outcome prediction for guidance of initial resuscitation protocol: Shock first or CPR first
    David E Snyder
    Philips Medical Systems, Seattle, WA, USA
    Resuscitation 72:45-51. 2007
    ..An objective measure of potential responsiveness to defibrillation could help decide optimal initial therapy...
  48. ncbi request reprint Law Enforcement Agency Defibrillation (LEA-D): proceedings of the National Center for Early Defibrillation Police AED Issues Forum
    Vincent N Mosesso
    National Center for Early Defibrillation, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 6:273-82. 2002
    ..It is time for law enforcement agency defibrillation to become the rule, not the exception...
  49. ncbi request reprint Law Enforcement Agency Defibrillation (LEA-D): position statement and best practices recommendations from the National Center for Early Defibrillation
    Mary M Newman
    National Center for Early Defibrillation, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Emergency Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 6:346-7. 2002
  50. doi request reprint Home use of automated external defibrillators for sudden cardiac arrest
    Gust H Bardy
    Seattle Institute for Cardiac Research, Seattle, WA 98103 4819, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1793-804. 2008
    ..Consequently, home use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) might offer an opportunity to improve survival for patients at risk...
  51. doi request reprint Hands-only (compression-only) cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a call to action for bystander response to adults who experience out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest: a science advisory for the public from the American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovasc
    Michael R Sayre
    Ohio State University, USA
    Circulation 117:2162-7. 2008
  52. ncbi request reprint Incidence of EMS-treated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the United States
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, USA
    Resuscitation 63:17-24. 2004
    ..The aim of the investigation was to determine a representative national incidence of emergency medical services (EMS)-treated all-rhythm and ventricular fibrillation (VF) SCA as well as survival...
  53. doi request reprint A simplified approach to the challenging problem of resuscitation of patients who present in pulseless electrical activity
    T Jared Bunch
    Crit Care Med 36:619-20. 2008
  54. ncbi request reprint Letter by Tang et al regarding article, "BIPHASIC trial: a randomized comparison of fixed lower versus escalating higher energy levels for defibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest"
    Wanchun Tang
    Circulation 116:e522; author reply e523. 2007
  55. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience with a low-energy pulsed biphasic waveform in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Jean Philippe Didon
    Schiller M├ędical SAS, 4 rue L Pasteur, F 67160 Wissembourg, France
    Resuscitation 76:350-3. 2008
    ..These observations demonstrate a rate of first shock success in termination of ventricular fibrillation comparable to that reported with biphasic truncated exponential waveforms in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
  56. ncbi request reprint Defibrillator and dispatch center clock synchronization is essential for time-sensitive treatment of cardiac arrest
    Erik P Hess
    Resuscitation 68:435-6. 2006
  57. ncbi request reprint 2005 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: physiologic and educational rationale for changes
    Roger D White
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:736-40. 2006
  58. ncbi request reprint Assessment of a three-phase model of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in patients with ventricular fibrillation
    Ronna L Campbell
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, MN, United States
    Resuscitation 73:229-35. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between call-to-shock time, bystander CPR (BCPR), and cardiac arrest outcomes...
  59. ncbi request reprint Preventing sudden death with n-3 (omega-3) fatty acids and defibrillators
    Thomas E Kottke
    The Heart Center, Regions Hospital, St Paul, Minnesota 55101, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:316-323. 2006
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the ventricular fibrillation waveform in refibrillation
    James K Russell
    Philips Medical Systems, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S432-7. 2006
    ..The same issues emerge in the case of refibrillation...
  61. doi request reprint Rationale and design of the Home Automatic External Defibrillator Trial (HAT)
    Gust H Bardy
    The Seattle Institute for Cardiac Research, Seattle, WA 98103 4819, USA
    Am Heart J 155:445-54. 2008
    ..The results of the trial should be available in mid 2008...
  62. ncbi request reprint Decision making with biomarkers after cardiac arrest: are we there yet?
    T Jared Bunch
    Crit Care Med 35:1411-2. 2007