Why Arresting in the Perioperative Period Has Better Outcomes: Anesthesia ACLS (includes complex cases)
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Resuscitation, Procedures, 2021
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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 2021 Critical Care Congress held virtually from January 31-February 12, 2021.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe differences in etiology, epidemiology, and management of cardiac arrest in the perioperative period
  • Identify rare and complex prearrest circulatory crises that require immediate response in the preoperative setting
  • Manage various forms of shock that may devolve into cardiac arrest
  • Discuss the role of the surgeon during cardiac arrest in the operating room and perioperative period
  • Compare the anesthesia advanced cardiac life support algorithm to the American Hospital Association algorithm and discuss the differences in medication choices

Epidemiology and History of Anesthesia ACLS
Talia K. Ben-Jacob

The Role of the Surgeon in Perioperative Cardiac Arrest
John Chovanes

Discrepancies in Medication Administration
Kayla A. Nichols

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Content Type Presentation
Knowledge Area Resuscitation
Knowledge Area Procedures
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Membership Level Select
Tag Surgery
Tag Cardiac Arrest
Tag Cardiothoracic Critical Care
Year 2021
perioperative period
anesthesia mortality
medication reactions
cardiopulmonary interactions
early recognition
tailored interventions


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