In-hospital cardiac arrest: is outcome related to the time of arrest?

@article{Matot2006InhospitalCA,
  title={In-hospital cardiac arrest: is outcome related to the time of arrest?},
  author={Idit Matot and Amir Shleifer and Moshe Hersch and Chaim Lotan and Carolyn F Weiniger and Yigal Dror and Sharon Einav},
  journal={Resuscitation},
  year={2006},
  volume={71 1},
  pages={
          56-64
        }
}
BACKGROUND Whether outcome from in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is poorer when it occurs during the night remains controversial. This study examined the relationship between CPR during the various hospital shifts and survival to discharge. METHODS CPR attempts occurring in a tertiary hospital with a dedicated, certified resuscitation team were recorded prospectively (Utstein template guidelines) over 24 months. Medical records and patient characteristics were retrieved from… CONTINUE READING
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