More patients survive in-hospital cardiac arrest in U.S.

11/14/2012 | InternalMedicineNews.com (free registration)

The percentage of patients who survived in-hospital cardiac arrest significantly increased at 374 hospitals, from 13.7% in 2000 to 22.3% in 2009, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers reported a decline in the incidence of clinically significant neurologic disability among survivors.

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