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  1. Selective application of cardiopulmonary resuscitation improves survival rates.

    Article - En anglais

    This study is a retrospective review of all patients who died without cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or who sustained a sudden cardiopulmonary arrest in the hospital and received CPR during a 2-yr period at a large medical center.

    Based on a review of Current Procedural Terminology codes, patients were classified into one of the ten disease categories: multiple medical problems, acute disease, procedure-related, congenital disease, neoplasm, metastatic neoplasm, trauma, burn, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, and dementia.

    A total of 1206 patient deaths without a CPR effort were identified.

    CPR was administered to another 550 patients who had a sudden cardiopulmonary arrest, of which 71% survived the resuscitative attempt initially, but only 25% survival CPR until discharge from the hospital.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Réanimation cardiocirculatoire, Arrêt cardiocirculatoire, Survie, Mortalité, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Prise décision, Ethique, Epidémiologie, Homme, Age

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Intensive cardiocirculatory care, Cardiocirculatory arrest, Survival, Mortality, Cardiovascular disease, Decision making, Ethics, Epidemiology, Human, Age

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0326271

    Code Inist : 002B27B01. Création : 199406.