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… Show more
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