Improving outcomes from in-hospital cardiac arrest

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Couper, Keith; Perkins, Gavin D.;

Over 200 000 adults a year sustain a cardiac arrest while in hospital in the United States.1 Most trials have taken place outside hospital,2 yet the aetiology, patient characteristics, time to treatment, and outcomes are quite different to cardiac arrests occurring in i... View more
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