cerebral resuscitation

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cerebral resuscitation

The restoration of a patient's normal neurological function due to effective revival from cardiopulmonary arrest.
See also: resuscitation


restoration to life or consciousness of an animal apparently dead or dying, or whose respirations have ceased. See also artificial respiration.

cardiopulmonary resuscitation
an emergency technique used in cardiac arrest to re-establish heart and lung function until more advanced life support is available. See also cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
cerebral resuscitation
treatment to counteract the cerebral edema resulting from low cerebral blood flow and hypoxia that occurs during cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
resuscitation equipment
inludes cardiac defibrillator, laryngoscope, endotracheal tubes, tracheotomy tubes, plus the stimulants and the administration sets needed in an emergency.
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These results suggest that this oxygen therapeutic may be an ideal fluid for rapid and early cerebral resuscitation, particularly in the pre-hospital arena where small volume administration may provide adequate oxygen and pressure support during transport and initial hospital management.