The FOUR score predicts outcome in patients after cardiac arrest.

@article{Fugate2010TheFS,
  title={The FOUR score predicts outcome in patients after cardiac arrest.},
  author={Jennifer E. Fugate and Alejandro Rabinstein and Daniel O. Claassen and Roger D. White and Eelco F. M. Wijdicks},
  journal={Neurocritical care},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={205-10}
}
BACKGROUND Prognostication for survivors of cardiac arrest is a frequent challenge to neurologists. Our aim was to determine whether the FOUR (Full Outline of UnResponsiveness) score is an accurate predictor of outcome in patients after cardiac arrest and to compare its performance to the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS). METHODS We prospectively identified patients surviving cardiac arrest from June 2006 to October 2009. Neurologic exams were grouped into two time intervals following cardiac arrest… CONTINUE READING