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REBEL Crit Cast Episode 1.0 – Overview of Targeted Temperature Management (TTM) Post Cardiac Arrest

Therapeutic Hypothermia (also called targeted temperature management (TTM)) is a deliberate reduction of the core body temperature to 32 – 34°C, in patients who suffer cardiac arrest with return of spontaneous circulation, but also don’t regain consciousness.  In REBEL Crit …

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Resuscitation

Targeted Temperature Management in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: 33°C or 36°C?

Background: In 2002, the New England Journal of Medicine published two studies that changed the management of post-cardiac arrest patients by showing improved outcomes in patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia (32°C-34°C) for at least 24 hours. (Bernard 2002, Hypothermia 2002).  The …

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Resuscitation

Does Targeted Temperature Management Actually Work?

The use of therapeutic hypothermia (TH) has become part of the routine care of patients after return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) from cardiac arrest (Use of the phrase Targeted Temperature Management has become more accepted). It became much more accepted …

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Resuscitation

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