In-hospital cardiac arrest: Are we resuscitating for long enough?

      In this issue, Bradley et al.
      • Bradley S.M.
      • Liu W.
      • Chan P.S.
      • et al.
      Duration of resuscitation efforts for in-hospital cardiac arrest by predicted outcomes: insights from get with the guidelines – resuscitation.
      present results from a multi-centre observational study from the USA. They report the duration of resuscitation for patients suffering an in-hospital cardiac arrest, and examine the relationship between this and predictions of neurologically-intact survival to hospital discharge.
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