Analysis of the outcomes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in an emergency department.

@article{Ozcan2005AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of the outcomes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in an emergency department.},
  author={Vedat Ozcan and Celaleddin Demircan and Zulfi Engindenizi and Gulay Turanoglu and Fatma Esin Ozdemir and Ozgur Ocak and Huseyin Cebicci and Semra Akgoz},
  journal={Acta cardiologica},
  year={2005},
  volume={60 6},
  pages={581-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to analyse the factors affecting emergency department (ED) cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) outcome. METHODS A standard CPR protocol was performed in all patients and certain pre and postresuscitation parameters including age, sex, initial arrest rhythm, primary underlying disease, initiation time of advanced cardiac life support, duration of return of spontaneous circulation were recorded. Patients were followed up to determine rates of successful CPR… CONTINUE READING