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Pre-Arrest Morbidity (PAM) Index and Survival After In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Arrest

Purpose:

To use the PAM index to predict survival after resuscitation for a patient having an in-hospital cardiopulmonary arrest.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

I46

Description:

The Pre-Arrest Morbidity (PAM) index can be used to predict survival in patients having a cardiopulmonary arrest in the hospital. The index is based on the present or absence of 15 clinical findings present before the arrest.

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