April 28, 2022

Neuroprognostication after Cardiac Arrest

Patients who survive a cardiac arrest often sustain a severe anoxic brain injury. Determining their neurological prognosis is a critical component of post-cardiac arrest care. In this episode of the podcast, we will discuss best practices for Neuroprognostication after Cardiac Arrest. Our guest is Dr. Neha Dangayach, a neurocritical care physician at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York. Dr. Dangayach is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai.

Additional Resources:
Predicting outcome from hypoxic-ischemic coma. Levy DE, et al. JAMA 1985: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/3968772/

Link to Critical Matters episode discussing the TTM2 trial: https://soundphysicians.com/podcast-episode/TTM Post-Cardiac Arrest
Prediction of poor neurological outcome in comatose survivors of cardiac arrest: a systematic review. Sandroni C et al. Intensive Care Medicine 2020: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32915254/

Books Mentioned in this Episode:
How to Win Friends & Influence People. By Dale Carnegie: https://amzn.to/3Lk9rpn
Dare to Lead. By Brene Brown: https://amzn.to/3vi1dse
Think Again. By Adam Grant: https://amzn.to/3OB3l6a