clinical investigations in critical care Predicting Death After CPR


Objective: To identify a series of variables which pre¬ dict death after in-hospital cardiopulmonary resusci¬ tation (CPR). Design: Retrospective observational study. Setting: A nonteaching community hospital with 24-hr on-site critical care specialists. Patients: Consecutive adults undergoingCPR between August 1989 and July 1991. Intervention: None. Measurements and main results: Two hundred fortytwo patients suffered a total of 289 cardiopulmonary arrests. Forty patients (16.5%) survived to discharge. Thirty-nine (16%) patients had more than one car¬ diopulmonary arrest. Survival of second CPR was 18%. Acute physiology and chronic health evaluation (APACHE) II scores within 24 h of admission and

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@inproceedings{Bialecki2007clinicalII, title={clinical investigations in critical care Predicting Death After CPR}, author={Leon Bialecki and Robert S . Woodward}, year={2007} }