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Validation of the good outcome following attempted resuscitation score on in-hospital cardiac arrest in southern Sweden

Ohlsson, Marcus Andreas LU ; Kennedy, Linn Maria LU ; Ebell, Mark H.; Juhlin, Tord LU and Melander, Olle LU (2016) In International Journal of Cardiology 221. p.294-297
Abstract

Background There is a great need for a simple and clinically useful instrument to help physicians estimate the probability of survival to discharge with a good neurological outcome (cerebral performance category, CPC = 1) in cases of in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA). Our aim was to validate the “Good Outcome Following Attempted Resuscitation” (GO-FAR) score in a different country with different demographics than previously investigated. Methods A retrospective observational study including all cases of IHCA who were part of a cardiac arrest registry at Skåne University Hospital in Sweden 2007–2010. Results Two-hundred-eighty-seven patients suffered IHCA during the period. A majority were male and mean age was 70 years. Overall survival... (More)

Background There is a great need for a simple and clinically useful instrument to help physicians estimate the probability of survival to discharge with a good neurological outcome (cerebral performance category, CPC = 1) in cases of in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA). Our aim was to validate the “Good Outcome Following Attempted Resuscitation” (GO-FAR) score in a different country with different demographics than previously investigated. Methods A retrospective observational study including all cases of IHCA who were part of a cardiac arrest registry at Skåne University Hospital in Sweden 2007–2010. Results Two-hundred-eighty-seven patients suffered IHCA during the period. A majority were male and mean age was 70 years. Overall survival to discharge independent of neurological function was 20.2%; 78% of the survivors had CPC = 1 and survival to discharge with CPC = 1 was 15.7%. The area under the receiver operating characteristics curve for the GO-FAR score was 0.85 (CI = 0.78–0.91, p 

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Cardiac arrest, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Cerebral performance category, IHCA, Survival score
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International Journal of Cardiology
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Elsevier
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10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.06.146
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  author       = {Ohlsson, Marcus Andreas and Kennedy, Linn Maria and Ebell, Mark H. and Juhlin, Tord and Melander, Olle},
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  series       = {International Journal of Cardiology},
  title        = {Validation of the good outcome following attempted resuscitation score on in-hospital cardiac arrest in southern Sweden},
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  volume       = {221},
  year         = {2016},
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