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Modified Pre-Arrest Morbidity Index (MPI) of Dautzenberg et al

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Dautzenberg et al modified the Pre-Arrest Morbidity Index (PAM, see 06.25.04) for evaluating patients who have undergone cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the hospital. This can help in the decision whether or not to continue resuscitation, especially in the elderly. The authors are from Bosch Medicentrum, Slotervaart Hospital Amsterdam, Free University of Amsterdam, University Hospital Utrecht and the University of South Florida.

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