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Prediction of Awakening Following Cardiac Arrest Outside of the Hospital

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Description:

A score based on 4 parameters can be used to predict the neurologic recovery of a person who was unconscious after a cardiac arrest outside of the hospital. The score was developed in 1983 at the University of Washington in Seattle based on an evaluation of 389 consecutive patients.

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