Title

Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest Decreases Neurological Damage and Mortality

Presenter Information

Alysse FlenerFollow

Academic Level at Time of Presentation

Senior

Major

Nursing

List all Project Mentors & Advisor(s)

Jessica Naber, RN, PhD; Lori Ballard, RN, MSN

Presentation Format

Poster Presentation

Abstract/Description

During this presentation, we will discuss therapeutic hypothermia as a treatment after cardiac arrest. Based on the research collected therapeutic hypothermia improves outcomes, decreases neurological damage and mortality after cardiac arrest has been experienced. Meta-analysis data will be examined to support the claim that controlled hypothermia can be used to decrease neurological damage and mortality after cardiac arrest.

Spring Scholars Week 2019 Event

Senior Nursing Poster Session

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Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest Decreases Neurological Damage and Mortality

During this presentation, we will discuss therapeutic hypothermia as a treatment after cardiac arrest. Based on the research collected therapeutic hypothermia improves outcomes, decreases neurological damage and mortality after cardiac arrest has been experienced. Meta-analysis data will be examined to support the claim that controlled hypothermia can be used to decrease neurological damage and mortality after cardiac arrest.