Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Among Adults With COVID-19

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: This study of nearly 25,000 patients who experienced an in-hospital cardiac arrest found that those with COVID-19 infection had a lower rate of overall survival.

Authors: Saket Girotra, M.D., S.M., of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.0752)

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