Every hospital must improve in-hospital resuscitationBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7195.1421a (Published 22 May 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1421
- V M K Bhaskarabhatla (Baskarbhat@aol.com), Research associate, internal medicine associates
- Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA
EDITOR—Timely and properly performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation and defibrillation save many lives.1 The first few moments and minutes are all-important.
Prehospital cardiac care is increasingly being used, and improvements must now be made to in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Health care in hospitals is being increasingly compartmentalised, but provision of cardiopulmonary resuscitation should …