Cardiac Arrest

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Abstract Number: 490

TO B OR NOT TO B: CHOOSING THE RIGHT BETA BLOCKER FOR INITIAL MANAGEMENT OF THYROID STORM IN PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE

Case Presentation: A 37-year-old-male with no significant past medical history who presents to the hospital with 2 months of progressive exertional dyspnea, palpitations and scrotal pain. He has also noticed some leg swelling and has [...]

By | 2019-03-18T17:25:08+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters - Clinical Vignettes, Adult, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on TO B OR NOT TO B: CHOOSING THE RIGHT BETA BLOCKER FOR INITIAL MANAGEMENT OF THYROID STORM IN PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE

Abstract Number: 198

POOR OUTCOMES OF CARDIAC ARREST: IMPACT OF AGE, GENDER AND RACE

Background: Cardiac arrest is a major cause of in-hospital mortality and morbidity. Despite advances in treatment and several interventions to target mortality and improve outcomes, cardiac arrest continues to be a major cause of morbidity [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:30+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on POOR OUTCOMES OF CARDIAC ARREST: IMPACT OF AGE, GENDER AND RACE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 921

RECURRENT CARDIAC ARREST – AN UNEXPECTED CAUSE

Case Presentation: A 52-year-old African-American male was admitted to the hospital with sepsis secondary to urinary tract infection and pneumonia. His past medical history is significant for gunshot wound to C6-C7 region of the spine [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:43+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on RECURRENT CARDIAC ARREST – AN UNEXPECTED CAUSE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 148

Surviving In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest and the Role of Age

Background: There is limited data on the predictors of outcomes in patients who have in-hospital cardiac arrest. This study aims to understand the factors that might affect the survival from the cardiac arrest and survival-to-discharge [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:23:23+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on Surviving In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest and the Role of Age

HM2018 Abstract Number: 468

NOT SO BENIGN AFTER ALL: CARDIAC ARREST IN APICAL HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY

Case Presentation: 49 year old Caucasian male was admitted to the hospital after suffering an outside hospital cardiac arrest due to ventricular fibrillation. His electrocardiogram (EKG) showed findings of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) with giant [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:02:18+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on NOT SO BENIGN AFTER ALL: CARDIAC ARREST IN APICAL HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 862

PORTABLE BEDISDE ULTRASOUND DURING IN- HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST

Case Presentation: Case 1: A 63 year old man presented in cardiac arrest with initial rhythm of pulseless electrical activity (PEA) . Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) protocol was initiated. A portable handheld tablet ultrasound [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:57:47+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on PORTABLE BEDISDE ULTRASOUND DURING IN- HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST

HM2017 Abstract Number: 96

CODE BLUE OUTCOMES: RELATION TO THE MODIFIED EARLY WARNING SCORE

Background: The Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS) is a physiological scoring system developed to identify patients in early stages of clinical deterioration and prevent delays in proper care. It consists of systolic blood pressure, heart [...]

By | 2017-04-20T19:05:53+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on CODE BLUE OUTCOMES: RELATION TO THE MODIFIED EARLY WARNING SCORE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 5

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PROGNOSIS AND PALLIATIVE CARE PRIOR TO CARDIAC ARREST ON THE GENERAL WARDS

Background: Cardiac arrest on the wards may be preceded by unmet palliative care needs, including advance care planning and specialty palliative consultation that can seek to align patients’ prognoses and goals for care. Identification of [...]

By | 2017-04-20T18:19:29+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Communication, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PROGNOSIS AND PALLIATIVE CARE PRIOR TO CARDIAC ARREST ON THE GENERAL WARDS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 707

THE LOST BATTLE AGAINST OPIOID ADDICTION: A CASE OF IBOGAINE USE

Case Presentation: A 26 year old man with past medical history of obstructive sleep apnea and oxycodone abuse presented to the emergency department after cardiac arrest. According to family members, the patient was seen ingesting [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:02:41+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on THE LOST BATTLE AGAINST OPIOID ADDICTION: A CASE OF IBOGAINE USE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 667

SALMONELLA SAVED HIS LIFE!

Case Presentation: A 24 year-old male presented with chest pain and a diarrheal illness. He complained of intermittent chest pains which began two weeks prior, described as retrosternal, aggravated by lying down and improving on [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:08:23+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on SALMONELLA SAVED HIS LIFE!

HM2016 Abstract Number: 297

The Role and Efficacy of Cardiac Telemetry in Hospitalized Patients

Background: Cardiac telemetry was originally designed to help detect and provide early intervention in arrhythmic complications of myocardial infarction. Today, however, telemetry use continues to expand beyond the critical and coronary care units, despite adequate [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Research Abstracts, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on The Role and Efficacy of Cardiac Telemetry in Hospitalized Patients

HM2016 Abstract Number: 294

The Performance of the Rothman Index in the Prediction of In-Hospital Cardio-Pulmonary Arrest in Adults

Background: About 209,000 adults experience an in-hospital cardio-pulmonary arrest (IHCA) every year in the US. Known early warning scoring systems (e.g., MEWS, eCART) have shown low efficiency in predicting a patient’s risk of deterioration. We assessed the possibility of [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Research Abstracts, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on The Performance of the Rothman Index in the Prediction of In-Hospital Cardio-Pulmonary Arrest in Adults