Survival in cancer patients after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

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The survival of cancer patients who undergo cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) after in-hospital cardiac arrest is poor. The survival of cancer patients who undergo CPR after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is unknown. We sought to determine survival rates in such patients and to identify phrases in patient charts that might have prompted end-of-life… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00520-009-0629-z

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@article{Hwang2009SurvivalIC, title={Survival in cancer patients after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest}, author={Jessica P Hwang and John T. Patlan and Sofia de Achaval and Carmelita P. Escalante}, journal={Supportive Care in Cancer}, year={2009}, volume={18}, pages={51-55} }