Delirium in Survivors of Cardiac Arrest Treated With Mild Therapeutic Hypothermia is organized by American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).
Expires: Jul 01, 2020
Topics: Behavioral/Psychosocial, Cardiovascular
Contact Hours: 1.00
CERP A: 1.00
Mild therapeutic hypothermia is recommended for comatose patients resuscitated from cardiac arrest. However, the prevalence of delirium and its associated risk factors have not been assessed in survivors of cardiac arrest treated with therapeutic hypothermia.
• Describe the prevalence of delirium in patients treated with mild therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest.
• Evaluate for risk factors associated with prolonged duration of delirium after mild therapeutic hypothermia.
• Consider factors that can be protective against delirium after mild therapeutic hypothermia.
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Critical Care Medicine, Behavioral Health, Vascular Disease, Psychology