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Low plasma potassium in deep hypothermic cardiac arrest indicates that cardiac arrest is secondary to hypothermia: a porcine study

European Journal of Emergency Medicine : Official Journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine

Jul 31, 2009

B KjaergaardAnders Larsson

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In accidental hypothermia, normal signs of death are unreliable. It is generally accepted that a lifeless person is beyond the limits of rescue if plasma potassium (P-potassium) is higher than10 mmol/l. However, the rate of increase in potassium or in other markers after cardiac arrest ...read more

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Low plasma potassium in deep hypothermic cardiac arrest indicates that cardiac arrest is secondary to hypothermia: a porcine study

European Journal of Emergency Medicine : Official Journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine

Jul 31, 2009

B KjaergaardAnders Larsson

PMID: 19641463

DOI: 10.1097/mej.0b013e32832fa083

Abstract

In accidental hypothermia, normal signs of death are unreliable. It is generally accepted that a lifeless person is beyond the limits of rescue if plasma potassium (P-potassium) is higher than10 mmol/l. However, the rate of increase in potassium or in other markers after cardiac arrest ...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Stresnil
Plasma Potassium
Heparin
Potassium
Anoxemia
Sedatives
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Mimic brand of tebufenozide
Blood Arterial
Hypothermia, Natural
2
13

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