Frequently asked questions
Hear you can find answers to frequently asked questions regarding everything from randomization to follow-up.
Protocol violations are reported through the eCRF.
OHCA: Arrest at the ER prior to final report from paramedics, non-admitted patients/relatives/care-givers whom have a cardiac arrest at the hospital or at a doctor’s appointment, patients with repeated cardiac arrests and non-sustained ROSC (<20 min) from the first OHCA at the arrival to the ER (continued events).
IHCA: Admitted patients to the hospital who have a cardiac arrest while at the hospital.
For unconscious patient who develop core temperature > 37.8°C within 72 h of being randomized to standard temperature management without device and for other clinical indications (anuric, acidic, hyperkalaemic etc) requires continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), the temperature goal should be as for other non-cardiac arrest ICU-patients (commonly CRRT with extracorporeal temperature management aimed at normothermia). If there is a refractory fever despite CRRT the temperature goal is to the discretion of the physician.