Author Archives: Hans van Schuppen

Recommended: RAGE podcast

The RAGE podcast is the Resuscitationist’s Awesome Guide to Everything. It is an amazing FOAMed resource, for multiple reasons. First of all, it is produced by a great team of very experienced resuscitationists, so the content is great. Second, it … Continue reading

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Recommended: Free online booklet ‘Prehospital Research’

The Falck Foundation is an organization which promotes research in prehospital care. They organize courses, give abstract awards and research grants. I had the privilege to follow one of their courses on prehospital research and found it very helpful. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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10 ways to improve collaboration between your hospital and ambulance service

  When resuscitating critical patients, we sometimes take patients from their homes, through the Emergency Department, CT scan, cath lab and ICU within a few hours. Therefore you can imagine that critical patients do not care about domains of different … Continue reading

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What I have learned at #dasSMACC in 35 quotes, keypoints and many tweets

As you will probably know, the Social Media And Critical Care (SMACC) congress took place last week in Berlin: Das SMACC! This was, again, an awesome congress with many inspiring lectures and workshops. And this year I was honored to be … Continue reading

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Recommended: Article ‘The past, present, and future of ventilation during cardiopulmonary resuscitation’

Abstract Purpose of review: To evaluate the past and present literature on ventilation during out of hospital cardiac arrest, highlighting research that has informed current guidelines. Recent findings: Previous studies have studied what are optimal compression-to-ventilation ratios, ventilation rates, and … Continue reading

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Recommended: Online lecture ‘When Should Resuscitation Stop’

Cliff Reid – When Should Resuscitation Stop from Social Media and Critical Care on Vimeo.

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Resuscitation after trauma: better survival chances thanks to goal-oriented treatment.

Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2017;161(0):D1174. Koers L, van Schuppen JL, Viersen VA, Kooij FO, Goslings JC, Hollmann MW. Recent literature shows increased survival for patients with traumatic cardiac arrest. An early and aggressive approach to underlying causes and good integrated trauma … Continue reading

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Recommended: Online lecture ‘Science of CPR’

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The AED: carrier of vital information

Over the last years, Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) are increasingly used in the case of an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). In the Netherlands, an AED is placed before arrival of an ambulance in 60% of the OHCA’s. This means that … Continue reading

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Recommended: Video of CPR by Dutch police (with happy end)

A woman of 79 collapses and goes into cardiac arrest in the presence of Dutch police officers. They start CPR and the woman survives. Heartwarming to see them meet later when she recovered, having coffee together.

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