Survey of outcome of CPR in pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest in a medical center in Taiwan.

@article{Wu2009SurveyOO,
  title={Survey of outcome of CPR in pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest in a medical center in Taiwan.},
  author={E Wu and Meng-Ju Li and Shu-Chien Huang and Ching-Chia Wang and Y J Liu and Frank Leigh Lu and W R Ko and Ming-Jiuh Wang and Jou-kou Wang and M. -H. Wu},
  journal={Resuscitation},
  year={2009},
  volume={80 4},
  pages={443-8}
}
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY While the outcomes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) are reported for many regions, none is reported for Asian countries. We report the outcomes of CPR for pediatric IHCA in a tertiary medical center in Taiwan and also identify prognostic factors associated with poor outcome. METHODS Data were retrieved retrospectively from 2000 to 2003 and prospectively from 2004 to 2006 from our web-based registry system. We evaluated… CONTINUE READING