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Predictors of Mortality in Pediatrics Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation:Observational Multicenter Study


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1 Adult Nursing Department, Al Al Bayt University, School of Nursing, Mafraq, Jordan
2 Medical Surgical Nursing Department, Al Baha University, School of Applied Medical Science, Saudi Arabia
3 Menoufia University, School of Nursing, Egypt
     

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Purpose: This study aimed to identify predictors of mortality related to the quality of CPR, victims’ pre-CPR characteristics, and the resuscitation characteristics.

Design and Method: A descriptive observational design with a non-active approach was used. Data collectors observed the implementation of CPR then recorded the parameters of interest against a pre-structured checklist. A total of 242 CPR events were observed. The study took place in three medical centers in Jordan.

Results: The study showed that victims whose CPR took place in the emergency room and those admitted with cardiac and respiratory diseases were more likely to resume spontaneous breathing and circulation.

Conclusion: Early identification of patients at high risk for mortality would help to reduce the rate of mortality through quick response and proper resuscitation.


Keywords

CPR, Pediatric, Mortality, Predictors.
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Authors

Sami M. Aloush
Adult Nursing Department, Al Al Bayt University, School of Nursing, Mafraq, Jordan
Badria M. Abdelhameed
Medical Surgical Nursing Department, Al Baha University, School of Applied Medical Science, Saudi Arabia
Amina I. Badawy
Menoufia University, School of Nursing, Egypt

Abstract


Purpose: This study aimed to identify predictors of mortality related to the quality of CPR, victims’ pre-CPR characteristics, and the resuscitation characteristics.

Design and Method: A descriptive observational design with a non-active approach was used. Data collectors observed the implementation of CPR then recorded the parameters of interest against a pre-structured checklist. A total of 242 CPR events were observed. The study took place in three medical centers in Jordan.

Results: The study showed that victims whose CPR took place in the emergency room and those admitted with cardiac and respiratory diseases were more likely to resume spontaneous breathing and circulation.

Conclusion: Early identification of patients at high risk for mortality would help to reduce the rate of mortality through quick response and proper resuscitation.


Keywords


CPR, Pediatric, Mortality, Predictors.

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