1. Shock Index as a Predictor of Post-Intubation Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest; A Review of the Current Evidence

Saqer M Althunayyan

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 21-27

  Endotracheal intubation is a lifesaving procedure that is performed in various settings within the hospital or even in the pre-hospital field. However, it can result in serious hemodynamic complications, such as post-intubation hypotension (PIH) and cardiac arrest. The most promising predictor of such ...  Read More

2. Recognizing Sudden Cardiac Arrest May Require More Than Two Questions during Telephone Triage: Developing a Complementary Checklist

Amir Mirhaghi; Hojjat Shafaee; Javad Malekzadeh; Farzaneh Hasanzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 104-109

  Objective: To develop decision-support tools to identify patients experiencing sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).Methods: Eighty calls related to SCA were content analyzed, and the contextual patterns that emerged were organized into a checklist. Two researchers independently analyzed the recorded calls and ...  Read More