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Heart rate monitor in an intensive care unit.

Cancer Diagnosis Linked to Less Aggressive Treatment for Cardiac Arrest in Hospitalized Patients

The results of a retrospective study published in Resuscitation suggest that post-resuscitation interventions are less aggressive following in-hospital cardiac arrest for patients with cancer compared with individuals without a history of cancer. Although there is evidence that the clinical outcomes of patients experiencing in-hospital cardiac arrest, as well as of patients with cancer in general,…

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