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Modified Pre-Arrest Morbidity (PAM) Index of Yarnold et al

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Yarnold et al developed an "optimal" Pre-Arrest Morbidity (PAM) index using 8 clinical findings, each scored 1 point if present. This can be used to predict survival in patients having a cardiopulmonary arrest in the hospital.

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