• Risk Factors for Peri-Intubation Cardiac Arrest in Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Patients: A Multicenter Study*

    1 month ago - By Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    Objectives:
    Endotracheal intubation is associated with hemodynamic adverse events, including cardiac arrest, especially in patients with cardiac disease. There are only a few studies that have evaluated the rate of and risk factors for endotracheal intubation hemodynamic complications in critically ill pediatric patients. Although some of these studies have assessed hemodynamic complications during intubation in pediatric cardiac patients, the frequency of and risk factors for peri-intubation cardiac arrest have not been adequately described in high acuity cardiac patients. This study aims...
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  • Simple count of social determinants of health may help predict patients' fatal heart disease risks

    Simple count of social determinants of health may help predict patients' fatal heart disease risks

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Doctors may be able to predict their patients' risks of fatal coronary heart disease more accurately by taking into account the number of adverse social factors affecting them, according to a new study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian.
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