This study of patients successfully resuscitated after an inpatient cardiac arrest assessed whether their postevent do-not-resuscitate staus was appropriate given their neurological prognosis.
This Viewpoint argues that rapid expansion of programs that protect patients from unwanted resuscitation has outpaced the evidence supporting the programs and may compromise patient-centered decision making more broadly.
This JAMA Performance Improvement uses the case of a patient given the wrong catheter to discuss appropriate clinician and health system responses to procedure errors.
This cohort study uses Get With the Guidelines–Resuscitation registry data to evaluate the association between use of therapeutic hypothermia and survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest.
A 79-year-old man with a history of hypertension and stroke presented to the emergency department unresponsive with an undetectable temperature. Blood pressure was 85/55 mm Hg; pulse oximetry was 100% on ambient air. An ECG revealed sinus bradycardia with Osborn waves and attenuated P waves. What would you do next?