In-hospital cardiac arrest: characteristics and outcome after implementation of systematic practice-oriented training.

@article{Ramberg2014InhospitalCA,
  title={In-hospital cardiac arrest: characteristics and outcome after implementation of systematic practice-oriented training.},
  author={Emilie Ramberg and Emil Wolsk and Jeanie McAleer Elkj{\ae}r and H-H B{\"u}low},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 7},
  pages={765-7}
}
Survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest (CA) has been reported to be surprisingly low without any major improvement during the last decade. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) quality affects survival after CA, and specific education is necessary for health care professionals participating in CPR. Decisions regarding CPR and do not attempt resuscitation (DNAR) orders remain demanding, as does including patients in the process. Addressed training regarding CPR/DNAR orders is necessary to… CONTINUE READING
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