volume 127, issue 12, P2148-2157 2021
DOI: 10.1002/cncr.33451
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Sindhu Malapati, Sunny R. K. Singh, Rohit Kumar, Tarik Hadid

Abstract: BACKGROUND: Cardiopulmonary arrest is known to have a poor prognosis, further worsened by preexisting comorbidities. With improved treatment, the prevalence of metastatic cancers is rapidly increasing; however, the outcomes of in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ICPR) remain to be well described. This study examines the epidemiology, associations, and outcomes of ICPR in these patients. METHODS: This is a retrospective cohort analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample database (2012-2014) including pat…

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