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Targeted temperature management at 33°C versus 36°C after cardiac arrest

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Nielsen, Niklas
Wetterslev, Jørn
Cronberg, Tobias
Erlinge, David
Hassager, Christian
Horn, Janneke
Hovdenes, Jan
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Published in New England Journal of Medicine. 2013, vol. 369, no. 23, p. 2197-206
Abstract Unconscious survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest have a high risk of death or poor neurologic function. Therapeutic hypothermia is recommended by international guidelines, but the supporting evidence is limited, and the target temperature associated with the best outcome is unknown. Our objective was to compare two target temperatures, both intended to prevent fever.
Keywords AdultAgedBody TemperatureCardiopulmonary Resuscitation/methodsFemaleFollow-Up StudiesHumansHypothermia, InducedKaplan-Meier EstimateMaleMiddle AgedModels, StatisticalOut-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest/complications/mortality/therapyTreatment FailureUnconsciousness/etiologyWithholding Treatment
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NIELSEN, Niklas et al. Targeted temperature management at 33°C versus 36°C after cardiac arrest. In: New England Journal of Medicine, 2013, vol. 369, n° 23, p. 2197-206. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:35178

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