Duration of resuscitation efforts and subsequent survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest
Zachary D. Goldberger, MD, MS, Paul S. Chan, MD, MSc, Robert A. Berg, MD, Steven L. Kronick, MD, MS, Colin R. Cooke, MD, MSc, Mingrui Lu, MPH, Mousumi Banerjee, PhD, Rodney A. Hayward, MD, Harlan M. Krumholz, MD SM, and Brahmajee K. Nallamothu, MD, MPH for the American Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines®-Resuscitation (formerly, the National Registry of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) Investigators
Published in final edited form as:
Lancet. 2012 October 27; 380(9852): 1473–1481. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60862-9.
Journal club this Friday deal with when to call time on resuscitation – does this tell us that we should be flogging the proverbial for better outcomes overall, or is it that, if we anticipate a better outcome, we’re more likely to resuscitate for longer? The paper is attached.