May 29, 2017
Show description/summary:1) Evidence-based guideline summary: Reducing brain injury following cardiopulmonary resuscitation2) Neurology Today® paper: “Prolonged Holter-ECG monitoring found to improve detection of atrial fibrillation after acute stroke”This podcast begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the May 30, 2017 issue of Neurology. In the first segment, Dr. Andrew Schomer talks with Dr. Romergryko Geocadin about the AAN practice guideline on reducing brain injury following cardiopulmonary resuscitation. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Matthew Ehrlich focuses his interview with Dr. Rolf Wachter on the Neurology Today feature, “Prolonged Holter-ECG monitoring found to improve detection of atrial fibrillation after acute stroke.” Disclosures can be found at Neurology.org. DISCLOSURES:Dr. Geocadin serves on the DSMB for the PEARL Study: “A Randomized Pilot Clinical Trial of Early Coronary Angiography Versus No Early Coronary Angiography for Post-Cardiac Arrest Patients with No ST Segment Elevation on the ECG” funded by the State of Arizona Biomedical Research Commission; serves on editorial boards for Neurocritical Care and Resuscitation; receives research support from NIH (grant R01 HL071568); and is co-author of "Post-Cardiac Arrest Care: 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care."All other participants report no disclosures.