American Heart Association

Hospitalized children less likely to survive late-night cardiac arrests

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

A large, nationwide study of children who suffer cardiac arrest while in the hospital has revealed an under-recognized and potentially preventable problem.

Hospitalized children who have a cardiac arrest and are resuscitated by hospital staff between 11 p.m. and 6:59 a.m. are less likely to survive […]

Bystander CPR on kids increasing, survival odds improve for some

BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Bystander CPR on kids is increasing and is improving survival from cardiac arrest outside the hospital, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2015.

Researchers analyzed 2,176 children (infants to age 18) with cardiac arrest, drawn from a key national registry of […]