Who survives cardiac arrest in the intensive care units?

@article{Chang2009WhoSC,
  title={Who survives cardiac arrest in the intensive care units?},
  author={Shih-Heng Chang and Chien-Hua Huang and Chung-Liang Shih and Chien-Chang Lee and Wei-Tien Chang and Yu-Tsung Chen and Chiao-Hao Lee and Zhi-Yi Lin and Min-Shan Tsai and Chiung-yuan Hsu and Matthew Huei-Ming Ma and S Chen and W. -J. Chen},
  journal={Journal of critical care},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={408-14}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the factors related to outcome regarding in-intensive care unit (ICU) cardiac arrest (IICA) in a university hospital. PATIENTS AND METHODS Adult nontraumatic ICU patients who sustained IICA were prospectively enrolled. Several patient and event-related variables, as well as outcomes, were recorded and summarized based on the revised Utstein-style template. RESULTS A total of 202 episodes of IICA happened during the study period. Return of… CONTINUE READING

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