Distinct criteria for termination of resuscitation in the out-of-hospital setting.

@article{Bonnin1993DistinctCF,
  title={Distinct criteria for termination of resuscitation in the out-of-hospital setting.},
  author={M J Bonnin and Paul E. Pepe and Kay T. Kimball and Penelope M.S. Clark},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1993},
  volume={270 12},
  pages={1457-62}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify distinct criteria for appropriate on-scene termination of resuscitation efforts for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest when on-scene interventions fail to restore spontaneous circulation. DESIGN For 18 months, all out-of-hospital cardiac arrests were evaluated prospectively for survival to hospital discharge and for all established survival predictors including age, gender, presenting cardiac rhythm, whether it was a witnessed event, performance of basic cardiopulmonary… CONTINUE READING

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