Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapy after Cardiac Arrest.

Abstract

An increasing number of patients are successfully resuscitated from cardiac arrest (CA) and subsequently treated in an intensive care unit due to unconsciousness. Approximately half of these patients will die during the first weeks postarrest, typically after a determination of a poor neurologic prognosis and a decision to withdraw life-sustaining therapy… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1595814

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