Age and other determinants of survival after in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


A retrospective review of 274 patients who received in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation was performed to determine whether age is independently associated with survival to discharge. Eighty-two (29.9 per cent) of the 274 patients were resuscitated initially, but only 25 (9.1 per cent) were discharged alive. Survival to discharge was significantly… (More)


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