Impact of cerebral cardiopulmonary resuscitation maneuvers in a general hospital: prognostic factors and outcomes.

@article{Bartholomay2003ImpactOC,
  title={Impact of cerebral cardiopulmonary resuscitation maneuvers in a general hospital: prognostic factors and outcomes.},
  author={Eduardo Bartholomay and Fernando Suparregui Dias and F{\'a}bio Alves Torres and Pedro Jacobson and Afonso Ravanello Mariante and Rodrigo Vugman Wainstein and Renato Faria E Silva and Luiz Carlos Bodanese},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia},
  year={2003},
  volume={81 2},
  pages={182-8, 189-95}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess survival of patients undergoing cerebral cardiopulmonary resuscitation maneuvers and to identify prognostic factors for short-term survival. METHODS Prospective study with patients undergoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation maneuvers. RESULTS The study included 150 patients. Spontaneous circulation was re-established in 88 (58%) patients, and 42 (28%) were discharged from the hospital. The necessary number of patients treated to save 1 life in 12 months was 3.4. The… CONTINUE READING

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