Survival rates with CPR lower than most may think

03/16/2005 |

Despite the widespread assumption that CPR is an effective lifesaver for people in cardiac arrest, survival rates with the procedure are relatively low, with the likelihood of a patient surviving to leave the hospital only in the range of 2% to 30%, and even lower -- from 2% to 15% -- among hospitalized patients who suffer cardiac arrest, as those patients tend to be sicker.

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