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Survival rate and outcomes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation
امیر Salari a, اسمعیل Mohammadnejad e, زهره Vanaki z, فضل ا Ahmadi f
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Aims: Restoring the vital functions of heart and lung and the efforts to establish circulation and respiration are among the most important measures of professional resuscitators in health centers. The aim of this study was to investigate the rate of survival and the outcomes of cardio pulmonary resuscitation in educational hospitals of Tehran. Methods: This cross-sectional longitudinal study was conducted during 5 months in 3 educational and university selected hospitals on 250 patients underwent cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedure. Data were collected with standard form of recording resuscitation cases in hospital (Utstein) including various variables such as age, sex, working shift, location of arrest, cause of arrest, initial cardiac rhythm, short and long term resuscitation outcomes. Data were analyzed with SPSS 14 statistical software and descriptive and inferential statistical tests (Chi-square and logistic regression). Results: 59.6% of participants were male and the average age of total sample was 57.17±21.10 years old. 64.4% of CPR attempt was unsuccessful and were led to patients’ death. 28.4% of cases were successful in Short-term. Only 7.2% of studied cases had long-term survival after resuscitation procedure and were discharged from hospital. Conclusion: More attention to the chain of survival and causes of success and failure of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and addressing the predictors of the success of cardiopulmonary resuscitation seem necessary.
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Received: 2019/03/3 | Published: 2010/07/15
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salari a ا, mohammadnejad e ا, vanaki z ز, ahmadi f ف ا. Survival rate and outcomes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. jccnursing. 2010; 3 (2) :1-2
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