Early Prediction of Cardiac Arrest (Code Blue) using Electronic Medical Records

@inproceedings{Somanchi2015EarlyPO,
  title={Early Prediction of Cardiac Arrest (Code Blue) using Electronic Medical Records},
  author={Sriram Somanchi and Samrachana Adhikari and Allen Lin and Elena Eneva and Rayid Ghani},
  booktitle={KDD},
  year={2015}
}
Code Blue is an emergency code used in hospitals to indicate when a patient goes into cardiac arrest and needs resuscitation. When Code Blue is called, an on-call medical team staffed by physicians and nurses is paged and rushes in to try to save the patient's life. It is an intense, chaotic, and resource-intensive process, and despite the considerable effort, survival rates are still less than 20% [4]. Research indicates that patients actually start showing clinical signs of deterioration some… CONTINUE READING
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