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Do not attempt resuscitation orders at the emergency department of a teaching hospital

Cássia Regina Vancini-Campanharo, Rodrigo Luiz Vancini, Marcelo Calil Machado Netto, Maria Carolina Barbosa Teixeira Lopes, Meiry Fernanda Pinto Okuno, Ruth Ester Assayag Batista, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO3999

ABSTRACT Objective: To identify factors associated with not attempting resuscitation. Methods: A cross-sectional study conducted at the emergency department of a teaching hospital. The sample consisted of 285 patients; in that, 216 were submitted to cardiopulmonary resuscitation and 69 were not. The data were collected by means of the in-hospital Utstein Style. To compare resuscitation attempts with variables of interest we used the χ2 test, likelihood ratio, Fisher exact test, and analysis of variance (p

One-year follow-up of neurological status of patients after cardiac arrest seen at the emergency room of a teaching hospital

Cássia Regina Vancini-Campanharo, Rodrigo Luiz Vancini, Claudio Andre Barbosa de Lira, Maria Carolina Barbosa Teixeira Lopes, Meiry Fernanda Pinto Okuno, Ruth Ester Assayag Batista, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3286

ABSTRACTObjective:To describe neurological status and associated factors of survivors after cardiac arrest, upon discharge, and at 6 and 12 month follow-up.Methods:A cohort, prospective, descriptive study conducted in an emergency room. Patients who suffered cardiac arrest and survived were included. A one-year consecutive sample, comprising 285 patients and survivors (n=16) followed up for one year after discharge. Neurological status was assessed by the Cerebral Performance Category before the cardiac arrest, upon discharge, and at 6 and 12 months after discharge. The […]

Reduced frequency of cardiopulmonary arrests by rapid response teams

Paulo David Scatena Gonçales, Joyce Assis Polessi, Lital Moro Bass, Gisele de Paula Dias Santos, Paula Kiyomi Onaga Yokota, Claudia Regina Laselva, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000400009

Objective:To evaluate the impact of the implementation of a rapid response team on the rate of cardiorespiratory arrests in mortality associated with cardiorespiratory arrests and on in-hospital mortality in a high complexity general hospital.METHODS:A retrospective analysis of cardiorespiratory arrests and in-hospital mortality events before and after implementation of a rapid response team. The period analyzed covered 19 months before intervention by the team (August 2005 to February 2007) and 19 months after the intervention (March 2007 to September 2008).RESULTS:During the […]