First documented rhythm and clinical outcome from in-hospital cardiac arrest among children and adults.

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CONTEXT Cardiac arrests in adults are often due to ventricular fibrillation (VF) or pulseless ventricular tachycardia (VT), which are associated with better outcomes than asystole or pulseless electrical activity (PEA). Cardiac arrests in children are typically asystole or PEA. OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that children have relatively fewer in… (More)

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@article{Nadkarni2006FirstDR, title={First documented rhythm and clinical outcome from in-hospital cardiac arrest among children and adults.}, author={Vinay M. Nadkarni and Gregory Luke Larkin and Mary Ann Peberdy and Scott M Carey and William A Kaye and Mary Elizabeth Mancini and Graham Nichol and Tanya Lane-Truitt and Jerald Potts and Joseph P. Ornato and Robert A. Berg}, journal={JAMA}, year={2006}, volume={295 1}, pages={50-7} }