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Martin Beed

, Richard Sherman

, and Ravi Mahajan

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date: 28 January 2022

Cardiac arrest

Hypotension and shock


Haemorrhagic shock

Septic shock

Cardiogenic shock

Acute coronary syndromes



Cardiac tamponade

Hypertensive crises

Critical care teams are often involved in the resuscitation of in-hospital cardiac arrests, and in the aftercare of successfully resuscitated patients.

Unexpected cardiac arrests in the ICU are relatively uncommon and they are often preceded by prolonged attempts to resuscitate or support failing organs. If CPR is required, follow BLS/ALS guidelines (...

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