Articles in "ventricular fibrillation"

Drones Deliver AEDs Faster than Ambulances in Out-of Hospital Cardiac Arrests

by Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM

A shock from an automated external defibrillators can save lives in cardiac arrests from ventricular fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia if delivered early. Drones might be a solution to get an AED to cardiac arrest victims especially in rural America.

To Intubate or Not Intubate During In-Hospital Codes?

by Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM

This observational study suggests that intubation during inpatient cardiac arrest was associated with worse outcomes.