2 large studies support extended CPR in hospitals

01/22/2013 | HealthDay News

Separate studies of children and adults supported the use of prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation in hospitals. More children survived cardiac arrest than expected with CPR for more than 35 minutes, according to a study in the journal Circulation. A study in the journal The Lancet found that extended CPR in adults was associated with greater chances of survival, with similar outcomes for the brain as in patients who survived after shorter CPR.

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