return of spontaneous circulation


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return of spontaneous circulation

Cardiology A palpable pulse which is present after clinically documented asystole. See Atrial fibrillation.

return of spontaneous circulation

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ROSC

In cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the resumption of a normal heart rhythm with a perceptible pulse. ROSC differs from the ultimate goal of CPR, which is the survival of the patient, without injury to the brain, heart, kidneys, lungs, or other organs.
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The time between collapse and return of spontaneous circulation for those who fared well was 13 minutes compared to about 21 minutes for those who suffered severe brain disability, Ken Nagao, M.
Patient outcomes were measured in the following way: the return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) and the survival to discharge.
reported in "Mechanical Chest Compressions Improve Short-Term Outcome in Patients Requiring CPR During Transport" that patients treated with mechanical chest compressions were more likely to achieve return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) during transport compared with patients treated with manual chest compressions (CC).
study, 13 cardiac arrest patients in whom CoolGard was used to induced hypothermia had return of spontaneous circulation less than 60 minutes from the onset of advanced cardiac life support, and 30-day survival was 70%.
The new recommendation by this influential body is that unconscious adults with return of spontaneous circulation following CPR for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest caused by ventricular fibrillation should be cooled to 32-34[degrees]C for 12-24 hours.
There was a significant improvement in the return of spontaneous circulation (34.
Transient return of spontaneous circulation at some point prior to randomization: 64% survival with amiodarone and 41% with placebo; NNT was 5.
The impact of a new CPR assist device on rate of return of spontaneous circulation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
The AHA has said in its report that the use of the ITD has been shown to improve circulation during CPR and increase the return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) in cardiac arrest patients.
In the study, return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) was observed in 26 percent (95% Confidence Interval, 6 to 40); survival to ICU admission in 14 percent (95% CI, 7 to 27); survival to 24 hours in 6 percent (95 % CI, 1.
The first study abstract, entitled "Improvement in Field Return of Spontaneous Circulation Using Circumferential Chest Compression Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation" (Joseph P.