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Concise Critical Appraisal: Temperature Management After Cardiac Arrest

Recently published guidelines have replaced the recommendations on temperature management after cardiac arrest included in the 2021 post-resuscitation care guidelines co-issued by the European Resuscitation Council (ERC) and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM). This Concise Critical Appraisal examines the previously reported recommendations and evidence, reviews the ERC-ESICM updated recommendations, and highlights the areas that still lack investigation and clarity.


Donation After Circulatory Death With Normothermic Regional Perfusion: A Brief Ethical Analysis

This article was first published in the Spring 2021 issue of Critical Connections. A 24-year-old man was brought to a trauma center after sustaining a devastating head injury during a motor vehicle collision. Weeks later, he remains intubated and unresponsive. Although he does not meet criteria for brain death, imaging shows severe traumatic brain injury.


SCCM Pod-VCCR6 Vasopressor Selection in Septic Shock

Sean P. Kane, PharmD, BCPS, speaks with Scott T. Benken, PharmD, BCPS-AQ Cardiology about vasopressor selection in septic shock.