Journal Article

Survival from in-hospital cardiac arrest during nights and weekends.

Peberdy MA; Ornato JP; Larkin GL; Braithwaite RS; Kashner TM; Carey SM; Meaney PA; Cen L; Nadkarni VM; Praestgaard AH; Berg RA; National Registry of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Investigators.

This study discovered that survival rates from in-hospital cardiac arrest are lower during nights and weekends, suggesting a need to further examine existing resuscitative systems during those times.