EDECMO 33a – “Bringing Down the House” by Zack Shinar (from RESUSfest 2016)

In this episode of the EDECMO podcast, Zack describes how to use the concept of ‘TEAM PLAY”, much like the gang from the classic novel “Bringing Down the House” by Ben Mezrich, to optimize outcomes after cardiac arrest….with, or without, ECPR.

Zack's tips for running a code:

  1. Proper, high-quality CPR
  2. The choreography of running a code
  3. Let your nurses run the code
  4. CPR Alfresco (transitioning the patient from EMS gurney to hospital gurney IN THE AMBULANCE BAY)

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tom fiero

from TOR psychology, to Lucas2, to the CPR choreography discussed here, i know we can do a better job at our place. shall try to have some of our folk speak with you and yours.
thank you, again.

Kellie Chapman

We are examining nurse driven codes in our hospital system. Can I ask if you did a lit review of research or any articles that are currently in play regarding nurse-driven codes. Additionally, is there any hospital systems you can provide where this is common practice? Thank you,
Chapman, MSN, RN, PCCN-K, CEN