Neurological recovery after prolonged verapamil-induced cardiac arrest

Evans, J. S. M. and Oram, M. P. (1999) Neurological recovery after prolonged verapamil-induced cardiac arrest. Anaesthesia and Intensive care, 27 6: 653-655.


Author Evans, J. S. M.
Oram, M. P.
Title Neurological recovery after prolonged verapamil-induced cardiac arrest
Journal name Anaesthesia and Intensive care   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0310-057X
Publication date 1999
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 27
Issue 6
Start page 653
End page 655
Total pages 3
Place of publication Aust.
Publisher Aust. Society of Anaesthetists
Collection year 1999
Language eng
Subject C1
730104 Nervous system and disorders
321009 Intensive Care
Abstract A 15-year-old female survived a total of 65 minutes cardiac arrest following ingestion of verapamil and selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors. We consider that the lack of neurological damage, despite evidence of significant renal and myocardial injury, may be related to the possible neuroprotective effect of a large dose of verapamil.
Keyword Anesthesiology
Critical Care Medicine
Heart
Hospital Cardiopulmonary-resuscitation
Calcium-channel Blockers
Global Brain Ischemia
Blood-glucose
Nimodipine
Overdose
Intoxication
Trial
Q-Index Code C1

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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