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Post-Cardiac Arrest Support and the Brain 

Post-Cardiac Arrest Support and the Brain
Post-Cardiac Arrest Support and the Brain

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

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date: 14 October 2019

A frequent request for neurologic consultation in the ICU is to assess a comatose patient after cardiopulmonary resuscitation and successful resumption of circulation. The assessment and management of comatose patients after return of spontaneous circulation is a major clinical task requiring several physicians; it involves complex care including cooling techniques.

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