In-Hospital Mortality Down for Cardiac Arrests


The rate for in-hospital mortality appears to have decreased by 11.8% between 2001 and 2009 for patients hospitalized with cardiac arrest, according to an analysis of data from a national hospital discharge database.  During the study period, the mortality rate declined across gender, age, race, and stratification by comorbidity.

Abstract: Circulation, June 27, 2012 (online).

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