Thought Leadership Articles Improving Resuscitation in NA Care Article

Improving Resuscitation in Non-Acute Care Settings Mallory Carden Fatke Contributing Writer HealthStream It’s no secret that resuscitation rates are grim. In hospitals, the survival rates range from 18 to 24 percent, but in non-acute care settings, they range from a shocking 2 to 11 percent. Even more, one third to one half of all survivors will have newly developed changes or impairments as a result of the cardiac arrest event. Both acute and non-acute care organizations are asking how to improve resuscitation rates while also maintaining the functionality of the patient after the encounter.