How long should resuscitative efforts be continued in adult out-of-hospital cardiac arrest?


The neurological prognosis of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is extremely poor, particularly in patients who require prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). However, the upper limit of CPR duration is unclear. We present a case of a 51-year-old man with nonhypothermic OHCA. He was discharged without neurological sequelae despite long duration… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cjca.2014.11.028