Appraisal of pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


Sixty-six patients more than 30 days and less thant 16 years of age suffering an unexpected cardiac arrest in an 18-month period were included in a study of resuscitative measures in children. Six children survived to be discharged from hospital. Respiratory disease accounted for most (29%) of the cardiac arrests, but it also had the most favourable… (More)