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Infant Chest Compression

2016-12-28 23:38:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Pediatric cardiac arrest is an uncommon but critical life-threatening event requiring effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). About 16,000 pediatric cardiac arrests occurs in the United States annually. Only 8% of the patients survive to hospital discharge and of these, up to two-thirds have neurological sequelae. Majority of pediatric cardiac arrest are below age of two and have poorer chance of survival versus older children

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Cardiopulmonary Arrest

Intervention

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Location

Medical University of Warsaw, Department of Emergency Medicine
Warsaw
Masovia
Poland
02-005

Status

Completed

Source

Medical University of Warsaw

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-28T23:38:21-0500

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