More can be done to improve cardiac arrest survival rates

07/4/2011 | HealthDay News

U.S. researchers said more than 200,000 Americans seek treatment at hospitals for cardiac arrest each year. According to the data published in the journal Critical Care Medicine, 21% of those who suffered an arrest while in the hospital survived compared with less than 10% of those who had cardiac arrest in other places. Researchers noted strategies to improve survival, which include stricter compliance to resuscitation guidelines and more effective patient monitoring to avoid cardiac arrest.

View Full Article in:

HealthDay News

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Chief Operating Officer
Health Plan of San Joaquin
French Camp , CA
Chief Medical Officer, Texas Children's Health Plan
Cejka Executive Search for Texas Children's Health Plan
Houston, TX
Chief Information Officer
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Actuary
NTA Life
Addison, TX
Vice President - Government Products
Health Alliance Plan
Detroit, MI