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Experts release scientific statement on predicting survival for cardiac arrest survivors

04:30 EDT 12 Jul 2019 | News-Medical.net

If a loved one has a heart attack that stops the heart, ends up in a coma, and the treating physician approaches you about taking the person off life support, would you trust that the physician knows when to make the call or how to judge that the person won’t recover? It turns out that the science is rather shaky on when to decide the likelihood of recovery from a coma after the heart stops.

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