Benjamin S Abella

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Improving cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality and resuscitation training by combining audiovisual feedback and debriefing
    C Jessica Dine
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:2817-22. 2008
  2. pmc Comparison of relative and actual chest compression depths during cardiac arrest in children, adolescents, and young adults
    Dana E Niles
    Center for Simulation, Advanced Education and Innovation, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 83:320-6. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The importance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality
    Benjamin S Abella
    Center for Resuscitation Science, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 19:175-80. 2013
  4. pmc The effect of real-time CPR feedback and post event debriefing on patient and processes focused outcomes: a cohort study: trial protocol
    Gavin D Perkins
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham, B9 5SS, UK
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 19:58. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint CPR quality improvement during in-hospital cardiac arrest using a real-time audiovisual feedback system
    Benjamin S Abella
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 73:54-61. 2007
  6. pmc "Booster" training: evaluation of instructor-led bedside cardiopulmonary resuscitation skill training and automated corrective feedback to improve cardiopulmonary resuscitation compliance of Pediatric Basic Life Support providers during simulated cardiac
    Robert M Sutton
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 12:e116-21. 2011
  7. pmc The prevalence of chest compression leaning during in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    David A Fried
    Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 82:1019-24. 2011
  8. pmc Variability in case-mix adjusted in-hospital cardiac arrest rates
    Raina M Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Med Care 50:124-30. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of CPR quality during in-hospital resuscitation of older children and adolescents
    Robert M Sutton
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 124:494-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Neurologic prognostication and bispectral index monitoring after resuscitation from cardiac arrest
    Marion Leary
    Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 81:1133-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications65

  1. doi request reprint Improving cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality and resuscitation training by combining audiovisual feedback and debriefing
    C Jessica Dine
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:2817-22. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that a multimodal training method comprising audiovisual feedback and immediate debriefing would improve cardiopulmonary resuscitation performance among care providers...
  2. pmc Comparison of relative and actual chest compression depths during cardiac arrest in children, adolescents, and young adults
    Dana E Niles
    Center for Simulation, Advanced Education and Innovation, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 83:320-6. 2012
    ..We quantitatively describe relative anterior-posterior diameter (APD) depth, actual depth, and force of CCs during real CPR events in children...
  3. doi request reprint The importance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality
    Benjamin S Abella
    Center for Resuscitation Science, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 19:175-80. 2013
    ..This review will focus on this body of evidence and on a range of practical approaches to improving CPR performance...
  4. pmc The effect of real-time CPR feedback and post event debriefing on patient and processes focused outcomes: a cohort study: trial protocol
    Gavin D Perkins
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham, B9 5SS, UK
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 19:58. 2011
    ..The CPR quality improvement initiative is a prospective cohort study of the Q-CPR real-time feedback device combined with post-event debriefing in hospitalised adult patients who sustain a cardiac arrest...
  5. ncbi request reprint CPR quality improvement during in-hospital cardiac arrest using a real-time audiovisual feedback system
    Benjamin S Abella
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 73:54-61. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that real-time feedback during CPR would improve the performance of chest compressions and ventilations during in-hospital cardiac arrest...
  6. pmc "Booster" training: evaluation of instructor-led bedside cardiopulmonary resuscitation skill training and automated corrective feedback to improve cardiopulmonary resuscitation compliance of Pediatric Basic Life Support providers during simulated cardiac
    Robert M Sutton
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 12:e116-21. 2011
    ..To investigate the effectiveness of brief bedside "booster" cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training to improve CPR guideline compliance of hospital-based pediatric providers...
  7. pmc The prevalence of chest compression leaning during in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    David A Fried
    Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 82:1019-24. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that leaning varies across resuscitation events, possibly due to rescuer and/or patient characteristics and may worsen over time from rescuer fatigue during continuous chest compressions...
  8. pmc Variability in case-mix adjusted in-hospital cardiac arrest rates
    Raina M Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Med Care 50:124-30. 2012
    ..It is unknown how in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) rates vary across hospitals and predictors of variability...
  9. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of CPR quality during in-hospital resuscitation of older children and adolescents
    Robert M Sutton
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 124:494-9. 2009
    ..This study is the first to evaluate actual in-hospital pediatric CPR. We hypothesized that with bedside CPR training and corrective feedback, CPR quality can approach American Heart Association (AHA) targets...
  10. doi request reprint Neurologic prognostication and bispectral index monitoring after resuscitation from cardiac arrest
    Marion Leary
    Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 81:1133-7. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that BIS values within 24 h after resuscitation would correlate with neurologic outcomes at discharge...
  11. pmc The first quantitative report of ventilation rate during in-hospital resuscitation of older children and adolescents
    Andrew D McInnes
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Resuscitation 82:1025-9. 2011
    ..Excessive ventilation is associated with worse clinical outcome after adult cardiac arrest. This study is the first to characterize ventilation rate adherence to AHA guidelines during in-hospital pediatric cardiac arrest resuscitation...
  12. pmc Low-dose, high-frequency CPR training improves skill retention of in-hospital pediatric providers
    Robert M Sutton
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 7th Floor, Central Wing 7C09 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e145-51. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that a low-dose, high-frequency training program (booster training) would improve CPR skill retention...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of time of day on prehospital care and outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Sarah K Wallace
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Ground Ravdin, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circulation 127:1591-6. 2013
    ..The relationship between time of day and OHCA outcomes in the prehospital setting is unknown. Any such association may have important implications for emergency medical services resource allocation...
  14. doi request reprint Practical implementation of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Ground Ravdin, Philadelphia, PA19104, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 37:71-83. 2009
    ..However, clearly delineated instructions for how to induce, maintain, and conclude TH have not been published in a codified format...
  15. pmc Timing of neuroprognostication in postcardiac arrest therapeutic hypothermia*
    Sarah M Perman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:719-24. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate timing of prognostication in cardiac arrest survivors who received therapeutic hypothermia...
  16. pmc Rescuer fatigue during actual in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation with audiovisual feedback: a prospective multicenter study
    Noah T Sugerman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Resuscitation Science, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 80:981-4. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Haemodynamic management strategies are not explicitly defined in the majority of therapeutic hypothermia implementation studies
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Center for Resuscitation Science, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Resuscitation 83:835-9. 2012
    ..However, the optimal PCAS haemodynamic management strategy has not been defined and few objective data exist to guide clinicians...
  18. pmc Incidence of treated cardiac arrest in hospitalized patients in the United States
    Raina M Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 39:2401-6. 2011
    ..The incidence and incidence over time of cardiac arrest in hospitalized patients is unknown. We sought to estimate the event rate and temporal trends of adult inhospital cardiac arrest treated with a resuscitation response...
  19. doi request reprint Early goal-directed hemodynamic optimization combined with therapeutic hypothermia in comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 80:418-24. 2009
    ..Due to the similarities between the post-cardiac arrest state and severe sepsis, it has been postulated that early goal-directed hemodyamic optimization (EGDHO) combined with TH would improve outcome of comatose cardiac arrest survivors...
  20. doi request reprint A national analysis of the relationship between hospital factors and post-cardiac arrest mortality
    Brendan G Carr
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Intensive Care Med 35:505-11. 2009
    ..We sought to generate national estimates for post-cardiac arrest mortality, to assess trends, and to identify hospital factors associated with survival...
  21. doi request reprint Approaches to improving cardiac arrest resuscitation performance
    Raghu R Seethala
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Resuscitation Science, Philadelphia, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:196-202. 2010
    ..Recent studies have documented many shortcomings during the performance of resuscitation care. We will review the various methods to improve the delivery of resuscitation care described in the current literature...
  22. doi request reprint Emergency department factors associated with survival after sudden cardiac arrest
    Nicholas J Johnson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, United States
    Resuscitation 84:292-7. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the impact of emergency department (ED) and hospital characteristics on survival to hospital admission and ultimate outcome...
  23. doi request reprint Time to awakening and neurologic outcome in therapeutic hypothermia-treated cardiac arrest patients
    Anne V Grossestreuer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Resuscitation Science, University of Pennsylvania, United States
    Resuscitation 84:1741-6. 2013
    ..It is unclear how long it takes these patients to regain neurologic responsiveness post-arrest. We sought to determine the duration to post-arrest awakening and factors associated with times to such responsiveness...
  24. doi request reprint Use of therapeutic hypothermia after in-hospital cardiac arrest
    Mark E Mikkelsen
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:1385-95. 2013
    ..We aimed to determine the use of therapeutic hypothermia for adult in-hospital cardiac arrest, whether use has increased over time, and to identify factors associated with its use...
  25. doi request reprint Experiences of sudden cardiac arrest survivors regarding prognostication and advance care planning
    Bonnie Lau
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Resuscitation 81:982-6. 2010
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  26. doi request reprint Cell phone cardiopulmonary resuscitation: audio instructions when needed by lay rescuers: a randomized, controlled trial
    Raina M Merchant
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:538-543.e1. 2010
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  27. doi request reprint A structured educational intervention to improve targeted temperature management utilization after cardiac arrest
    Audrey L Blewer
    Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, Section of Pulmonary Allergy and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Crit Care 28:259-64. 2013
    ..Little is known about barriers to TTM implementation and methods to increase adoption. We hypothesized that a structured educational intervention might increase TTM use...
  28. pmc Cardiac catheterization is underutilized after in-hospital cardiac arrest
    Raina M Merchant
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Resuscitation 79:398-403. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate rates of early catheterization after in-hospital ventricular fibrillation (VF) arrest and the association with survival...
  29. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary resuscitation training of family members before hospital discharge using video self-instruction: a feasibility trial
    Audrey L Blewer
    Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:428-32. 2011
    ..This is especially the case for SCA occurring in the home setting, as family members of at-risk patients are often not CPR trained...
  30. pmc Prevalence and hemodynamic effects of leaning during CPR
    Dana E Niles
    Center for Simulation, Advanced Education and Innovation, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 82:S23-6. 2011
    ..Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) guidelines recommend complete release between chest compressions (CC)...
  31. pmc Continuous chest compression cardiopulmonary resuscitation training promotes rescuer self-confidence and increased secondary training: a hospital-based randomized controlled trial*
    Audrey L Blewer
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Center for Resuscitation Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:787-92. 2012
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Difficulty of cardiac arrest rhythm identification does not correlate with length of chest compression pause before defibrillation
    Benjamin S Abella
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S427-31. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether these long pauses were due to difficulties in identifying shockable rhythms or rather due to local factors during resuscitation attempts...
  33. doi request reprint Hospital-based use of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest in adults
    Noah T Sugerman
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Center for Resuscitation Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurotrauma 26:371-6. 2009
    ..Finally, remaining research questions and directions for future improvements in therapy will be discussed...
  34. doi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest in clinical practice: review and compilation of recent experiences
    Emily Sagalyn
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:S223-6. 2009
    ..We sought to review findings from recent literature on the postresuscitation care of cardiac arrest patients using therapeutic hypothermia as part of nontrial treatment...
  35. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest
    Raina M Merchant
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, the Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:421-8. 2009
    ..We sought to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of treating comatose cardiac arrest survivors with therapeutic hypothermia...
  36. doi request reprint Higher mean arterial pressure with or without vasoactive agents is associated with increased survival and better neurological outcomes in comatose survivors of cardiac arrest
    Marie E Beylin
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Intensive Care Med 39:1981-8. 2013
    ..In this investigation, we examined the relationship between MAP, vasoactive agents, and survival or neurologic outcomes...
  37. doi request reprint Association of serum lactate and survival outcomes in patients undergoing therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest
    Roksolana Starodub
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 84:1078-82. 2013
    ..The relationship between serum lactate and CA outcomes requires further characterization, especially among patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia (TH) and aggressive post-arrest care...
  38. doi request reprint Quantifying the effect of cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality on cardiac arrest outcome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sarah K Wallace
    Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine and the Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:148-56. 2013
    ..Conclusions- Deeper chest compressions and rates closer to 85 to 100 cpm are significantly associated with improved survival from cardiac arrest...
  39. pmc "Putting it all together" to improve resuscitation quality
    Robert M Sutton
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania and The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 30:105-22. 2012
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  40. doi request reprint Leaning is common during in-hospital pediatric CPR, and decreased with automated corrective feedback
    Dana Niles
    Center for Simulation, Advanced Education and Innovation, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Resuscitation 80:553-7. 2009
    ..No study has evaluated prevalence of leaning and the effect of real-time automated audiovisual feedback during in-hospital pediatric CPR...
  41. doi request reprint The association of body mass index with time to target temperature and outcomes following post-arrest targeted temperature management
    Marion Leary
    Center for Resuscitation Science, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, United States Electronic address
    Resuscitation 85:244-7. 2014
    ..It is unclear to what extent body mass index (BMI) is associated with the time to reach target temperature and subsequent clinical outcomes...
  42. doi request reprint Pyrexia and neurologic outcomes after therapeutic hypothermia for cardiac arrest
    Marion Leary
    Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, United States
    Resuscitation 84:1056-61. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that rebound pyrexia is common after rewarming in post-arrest patients and is associated with poor neurologic outcomes...
  43. doi request reprint Automated external defibrillator availability and CPR training among state police agencies in the United States
    Lior M Hirsch
    Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:57-62. 2012
    ..We seek to determine accessibility of automated external defibrillators and CPR training among state police agencies...
  44. doi request reprint CPR and postarrest care: overview, documentation, and databases
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Chest 141:1082-9. 2012
    ..Documentation should be performed in a standardized fashion, using a consensus set of data elements known as the Utstein format, and can contribute to quality improvement, research, and billing efforts...
  45. doi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia for neuroprotection
    C Jessica Dine
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 27:137-49, ix. 2009
    ..The focus is on resuscitative or postarrest hypothermia, the data that support it, and the practical issues pertaining to TH implementation...
  46. doi request reprint Risk of cardiopulmonary arrest after acute respiratory compromise in hospitalized patients
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 79:234-40. 2008
    ..We determined the characteristics and clinical course of hospitalized patients experiencing ARC as well as their risk of developing subsequent CPA...
  47. doi request reprint Reducing barriers for implementation of bystander-initiated cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association for healthcare providers, policymakers, and community leaders regarding the effectiveness of cardiopulmon
    Benjamin S Abella
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Circulation 117:704-9. 2008
  48. pmc Hypothermia and cardiac arrest: the promise of intra-arrest cooling
    Roger A Band
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Ground Ravdin, Philadelphia PA 19104, USA
    Crit Care 12:138. 2008
    ....
  49. doi request reprint The challenge of CPR quality: improvement in the real world
    Marion Leary
    Resuscitation 77:1-3. 2008
  50. ncbi request reprint Quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation during in-hospital cardiac arrest
    Benjamin S Abella
    Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    JAMA 293:305-10. 2005
    ..Recent studies have challenged the notion that CPR is uniformly performed according to established international guidelines...
  51. ncbi request reprint Effects of compression depth and pre-shock pauses predict defibrillation failure during cardiac arrest
    Dana P Edelson
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
    Resuscitation 71:137-45. 2006
    ..Specifically, the clinical effects of compression depth and pauses in chest compression prior to defibrillation (pre-shock pauses) are unknown...
  52. doi request reprint Improving in-hospital cardiac arrest process and outcomes with performance debriefing
    Dana P Edelson
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1063-9. 2008
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Intra-arrest cooling improves outcomes in a murine cardiac arrest model
    Benjamin S Abella
    Emergency Resuscitation Center, Section of Emergency Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    Circulation 109:2786-91. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether cooling during cardiac arrest before ROSC (ie, "intra-arrest" hypothermia) has survival benefit over more delayed post-ROSC cooling, using a murine cardiac arrest model...
  54. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia utilization among physicians after resuscitation from cardiac arrest
    Raina M Merchant
    Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:1935-40. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate current physician use of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest, to ascertain reasons for nonadoption of this treatment, and to determine current cooling techniques employed...
  55. ncbi request reprint Chest compression rates during cardiopulmonary resuscitation are suboptimal: a prospective study during in-hospital cardiac arrest
    Benjamin S Abella
    Emergency Resuscitation Center and Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    Circulation 111:428-34. 2005
    ..We sought to measure in-hospital chest compression rates and to determine compliance with published international guidelines...
  56. ncbi request reprint Induced hypothermia is underused after resuscitation from cardiac arrest: a current practice survey
    Benjamin S Abella
    Emergency Resuscitation Center, Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, MC 5068 Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Resuscitation 64:181-6. 2005
    ..We wished to ascertain the extent to which physicians were using this treatment, and what opinions are held by clinicians regarding its use...
  57. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest: unintentional overcooling is common using ice packs and conventional cooling blankets
    Raina M Merchant
    Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals Emergency Resuscitation Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S490-4. 2006
    ..We sought to measure the prevalence of overcooling (<32 degrees C) in postarrest survivors receiving primarily noninvasive cooling...
  58. ncbi request reprint Pauses in chest compression and inappropriate shocks: a comparison of manual and semi-automatic defibrillation attempts
    Jo Kramer-Johansen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Ullevaal University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 73:212-20. 2007
    ..We hypothesised that pauses are shorter for manual defibrillation by trained rescuers, but with an increased number of inappropriate shocks given for a non-VF/VT rhythm...
  59. ncbi request reprint Hypothermia and coronary intervention after cardiac arrest: thawing a cool relationship?
    Benjamin S Abella
    Crit Care Med 36:1967-8. 2008
  60. ncbi request reprint Prediction of countershock success using single features from multiple ventricular fibrillation frequency bands and feature combinations using neural networks
    Andreas Neurauter
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 73:253-63. 2007
    ..This may indicate that various simple VF features, such as median slope already reach the maximum prediction power extractable from VF ECG...
  61. doi request reprint Essential features of designating out-of-hospital cardiac arrest as a reportable event: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee; Council on Cardiopulmonary, Perioperative, and Critical Care; Counc
    Graham Nichol
    University of Washington, USA
    Circulation 117:2299-308. 2008
    ..Potential barriers to action on cardiac arrest include concerns about privacy, methodological challenges, and costs associated with designating cardiac arrest as a reportable event...
  62. ncbi request reprint Recommended guidelines for monitoring, reporting, and conducting research on medical emergency team, outreach, and rapid response systems: an Utstein-style scientific statement. A Scientific Statement from the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitat
    Mary Ann Peberdy
    Resuscitation 75:412-33. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Recommended guidelines for monitoring, reporting, and conducting research on medical emergency team, outreach, and rapid response systems: an Utstein-style scientific statement: a scientific statement from the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitat
    Mary Ann Peberdy
    Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    Circulation 116:2481-500. 2007
  64. pmc Intra-arrest cooling with delayed reperfusion yields higher survival than earlier normothermic resuscitation in a mouse model of cardiac arrest
    Danhong Zhao
    Emergency Resuscitation Center, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Resuscitation 77:242-9. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that a short delay in resuscitation to induce hypothermia before ROSC, even at the expense of more prolonged ischemia, may yield both physiological and survival advantages...
  65. ncbi request reprint Uniform reporting of measured quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
    Jo Kramer-Johansen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Ullevaal University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 74:406-17. 2007
    ..This will allow for meaningful comparisons between treatment groups in clinical trials as well as a common system for quality improvement and documentation of this improvement...