essay 1:    *** Letter to Tinsley Harrison ***  -  90º  Turn Toward Recovery

essay 2 :    *** Survivor's Tale ***



Click here to view  *VIDEO* :    *Cardiocerebral Resuscitation after Sudden Cardiac Arrest*  -  6/22/16


Click here to access *Keynote* slides of 12/6/16 presentation

[ *will download from Dropbox - then open and view in Keynote (Mac OS)  - file is 250 MB* ]



  *** EDECMO Crash Episode ***  –  Demetris Yannopoulos on ECPR -  the Minneapolis Way    -   video podcast on ECMO treatment of patients presenting with Sudden Cardiac Arrest   -  *Grand Rounds*  -   3/7/18


     LUCAS  -  automated chest compression system for CPR  -  video

       ITD  -  Impedance Threshold Device system for CPR  -  video 


                                                                                                                     ACCESS  trial website

                                                                                                                  ACCESS  trial website

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Click here to access *Keynote* of 6/22/16 presentation

Click here to access *PowerPoint* of 6/22/16 presentation





external links:




American Heart Association  -  Hands-only CPR

British Heart Foundation  -  Hands-only CPR

High Quality CPR


** My Favorite Save  ** -  Sudden Cardiac Arrest -> TTM

Targeted Temperature Management   -  brief videos:  how it's done


     CPR *Quality* Improves CPR *Outcomes* -  Consensus Statement from the American Heart Association

Duration of Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation: Deciding When to “Call the Code”  -  Circulation - April 2016

Cardio Cerebral Resuscitation: Is it better than CPR? - 2009 article


The Cardiocerebral Resuscitation protocol for treatment of out-of-hospital primary cardiac arrest - 2012 article


Resuscitation Research: Cardiocerebral Resuscitation


2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care


 Post–Cardiac Arrest Care - 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines  [ Emergency Department Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation ]  ...   ECLS:  Extracorporeal Life Support

*about the EDECMO project*

EDECMO - audio and video podcasts



Managing cardiac arrest with refractory ventricular fibrillation in the emergency department:   conventional CPR vs. ECMO  - Resuscitation - April, 2015


Crushing the Nihilism of Cardiac Arrest  -  ECMO for SCA patients  - June 9, 2017 audio podcast -  U. Minnesota Cardiovascular Division -  Demetri Yannopoulos, M.D.


Defibrillation for Ventricular Fibrillation  -  a Shocking Update  -   September 2017 JACC








Click here to access *Keynote* of 2/3/16 presentation

Click here to access *PowerPoint* of 2/3/16 presentation

*you may then open and view in Keynote (Mac OS) or PowerPoint (Windows OS)*

[files are ~630MB in size ... take several minutes to download]