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

Published inThe New England journal of medicine, vol. 369, no. 23, p. 2197-2206
Publication date2013
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
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Body Temperature
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/methods
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Hypothermia, Induced
  • Kaplan-Meier Estimate
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Models, Statistical
  • Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest/complications/mortality/therapy
  • Treatment Failure
  • Unconsciousness/etiology
  • Withholding Treatment
Citation (ISO format)
NIELSEN, Niklas et al. Targeted temperature management at 33°C versus 36°C after cardiac arrest. In: The New England journal of medicine, 2013, vol. 369, n° 23, p. 2197–2206. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1310519
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