From (the consistently edifying) Emergency Medicine Literature of Note:
Good news! You were 1.5 times more likely to survive neurologically intact to hospital discharge after the introduction of the new guidelines. Bad news: good neurological outcome was still only 5.1%, up from 3.4%. So, yes, this is another piece of evidence supporting the “uninterrupted, high-quality CPR” concept, but perhaps the other important question that need be asked at the same time is: how can we reduce the unnecessary resource expenditure associated with attempted resuscitation for the 95% that doesn’t benefit?
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