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Reasonable outlook for many older survivors of cardiac arrest

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1793 (Published 20 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1793

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Almost 60% of older adults who survived a cardiac arrest in hospital were still alive a year after discharge, in a cohort study from the US (58.5% of 6972). Half were still alive at two years, and by three …

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