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TitleAdvances in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation [electronic resource] / edited by Peter Safar, James O. Elam
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York, 1977
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-6338-8
Descript 302p. online resource

SUMMARY

Since the late 19505, revolutionary develยญ in and the potential future of emergency opments of basic knowledge, techniques, resuscitation. This meeting was initiated by teaching, and practice of cardiopulmonary james Elam. james jude, owner of the Wolf Creek Lodge (Blairsville, Georgia 30512), acted resuscitation (CPR) have resulted in the saving of uncountable lives from conditions that as host. previously led to certain death. The 1950s The Program Committee invited primarily clinician-scientists from the United States, brought breakthroughs in respiratory resuscitaยญ tion, the 1960s, breakthroughs in cardiac solicited synopsis papers and predistributed resuscitation, and the 1970s have begun to the 37 papers selected to the participants. We were spared formal paper presentations and show breakthroughs in resuscitation of the thus could devote ourselves to two full days arrested brain. Mobilization of large-scale public involveยญ of informal, stimulating, provocative discusยญ ment in life-saving efforts is essential. But the sions. This led to cross-fertilization of ideas challenges and opportunities of implementing among individuals with different specialty backgrounds


CONTENT

I The Prearrest Period -- 1 Classification of Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment of Cardiac Arrest -- 2 Physiologic Basis for Prediction of Irreversible Cardiac Arrest -- 3 Dysrhythmia Surveillance Prevention of Ventricular Fibrillation and Ventricular Tachycardia -- II Airway Obstruction and Respiratory Arrest -- 4 Sequential Steps of Emergency Airway Control -- 5 Resuscitationโ{128}{148}Opening the Airway Comparative Study of Techniques for Opening the Airway Obstructed by the Tongue -- 6 Emergency Management of Foreign Body Airway Obstruction Comparison of Artificial Cough Techniques, Manual Extrication Maneuvers, and Simple Mechanical Devices -- 7 Emergency Management for Airway Obstruction by Foreign Material -- 8 Improved Esophageal Obturator Airway (EOA) And New Esophageal Gastric Tube Airway (EGTA) -- 9 Airway Management with the Esophageal Pharyngeal Airway -- 10 Bag-Valve-Mask O2 Ventilation Efficiency versus Convenience; O2 versus Valve Lock -- III Circulatory Arrest -- 11 Investigations in Prehospital Sudden Cardiac Death -- 12 Precordial Thumping During Cardiac Resuscitation -- 13 Mechanical External Cardiac Compression and Ventilation During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- 14 Preliminary Observations During Mechanical External Heart Compressions -- 15 Present Place of Open-Chest Cardiac Resuscitation -- 16 Proposed New Emergency Medical Technician Procedures for Management of Hypovolemia -- IV Drugs in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- 17 Drug Therapy During Cardiac Arrest -- 18 Vasoactive Cardiac Supportive Drugs -- 19 Electrophysiologic Principles of Antiarrhythmic Drugs -- 20 Effect of Bicarbonate and Tham on Apnea-Induced Hypercarbia -- 21 The Intrapulmonary Route for CPR Drugs -- V Electrocardiography, Pacing, and Defibrillation -- 22 Electrocardiography in Cardiac Arrest -- 23 External Cardiac Stimulation -- 24 Defibrillation Energy and Wave Forms -- 25 Spontaneous Ventricular Defibrillation and Refractory Defibrillation -- 26 Esophageal Electrocardiography and Low-Energy Ventricular Defibrillation -- VI The Immediate Postresuscitative Period -- To Chapters 27โ{128}{147}29, Resuscitation of the Arrested Brain -- 27 Amelioration of Postischemic-Anoxic Brain Damage by Reflow Promotion -- 28 Amelioration of Postischemic-Anoxic Brain Damage by Thiopental -- 29 Cardiopulmonary-Cerebral Resuscitation (CPCR) Postresuscitative Intensive Therapy Recommendations and Patient Trial Protocols -- 30 Microcirculation in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- VII Special Considerations -- 31 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation And Massive Hemorrhage -- 32 Near-Drowning -- 33 Intrauterine Fetal Resuscitation -- 34 Quantitative Goals in the Teaching of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- 35 Legal Considerations of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- VIII Historic Vignettes -- 36 Eighteenth Century Resuscitation -- 37 Contributions of William B. Kouwenhovenโ{128}{148}Reminiscences -- 38 Contributions of Claude Beck -- 39 Rediscovery of Expired Air Methods for Emergency Ventilation -- 40 From Back-Pressure Arm-Lift to Mouth-to-Mouth, Control of Airway, and Beyond -- 41 Historic Vignettes Concerning Resuscitation from Drowning -- 42 The First Successful External Cardiac Stimulation and Aโ{128}{147}C Defibrillation -- 43 Rediscovery OF External Heart Compression in DR. William Kouwenhovenโ{128}{153}s Laboratory -- 44 Fifteen Yearsโ{128}{153} Experience with Mechanical Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- Concluding Statement by the Host -- Concluding Statement by The Editor


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