|Title||Cardiac resuscitation: Is an advanced airway harmful during out-of-hospital CPR?|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Berg RA, Bobrow BJ|
|Journal||Nat Rev Cardiol|
|Date Published||2013 Apr|
|Keywords||Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Emergency Medical Services, Humans, Intubation, Intratracheal, Masks, Nervous System Diseases, Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest, Respiration, Artificial, Risk Factors, Treatment Outcome|
In a new, observational study, survival and neurological outcome at 1 month after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest were worse in patients treated with an advanced airway than in those treated with bag–mask ventilation. These results contradict the common assumption that advanced airway management is associated with improved outcome.
|Alternate Journal||Nat Rev Cardiol|
Cardiac resuscitation: Is an advanced airway harmful during out-of-hospital CPR?
Bentley J. Bobrow, MD, FACEP, FAHA