Penn Medicine’s TTM Academy Podcasts

Episode 16 - Gender differences in cardiac arrest and post-arrest care

January 10, 2020

Drs. Abella and Teran discuss the scientific literature surrounding gender differences in care during and following cardiac arrest. From differences in bystander CPR provision for public cardiac arrests to post-arrest DNR status and cardiac catheterization; listen to hear more.


Key publications for this episode:

  1. Lindgren E et al. Gender differences in utilization of coronary angiography and angiographic findings after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A registry study. Resuscitation. 2019 Oct;143:189-195.
  2. Perman SM et al. Sex Differences in "Do Not Attempt Resuscitation" Orders After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest and the Relationship to Critical Hospital Interventions. Clin Ther. 2019 Jun;41(6):1029-1037.
  3. Jeong JS et al. Gender disparities in percutaneous coronary intervention in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Apr;37(4):632-638.
  4. Blewer AL et al. Gender Disparities Among Adult Recipients of Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the Public. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2018 Aug;11(8):e004710.

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