This book presents a valuable new perspective on Post-Cardiac Arrest Syndrome (PCAS), which was defined as system failure following whole-body ischemia-reperfusion injuries by the 2008 International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation. Recently, improving the survival rate of PCAS has become a major priority all over the world.
A Perspective on Post-Cardiac Arrest Syndrome addresses various aspects, including: neurological outcomes in non-convulsive status epilepticus, target temperature management, interventions for PCAS after acute coronary syndrome, the significance of measuring lactate clearance, a specific scoring system in prognostication for PCAS, therapeutic indications for suicide hanging cases.
This book will help a broad readership, including emergency physicians, intensivists, cardiologists and neurologists treating PCAS patients, to understand the history, current issues and future challenges in PCAS, presented by respected experts in this field.
• Covers essential issues in PCAS
• Includes not only current therapies but also future strategies for clinical research
• Written by leading experts in related disciplines
• Mayuki Aibiki, MD. PhD.Ehime University, Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine:
• Susumu Yamashita, MD. PhD. Tokuyama Central Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Yamaguchi, Japan