Prevalence and Predictors of Gastrostomy Tube and Tracheostomy Placement in Anoxic/Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathic Survivors of In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the United States.

Current prevalence estimates of gastrostomy tube (GT)/tracheostomy placement in hospitalized patients with anoxic/hypoxic ischemic encephalopathic injury (AHIE) post cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) are unknown. We sought, to estimate the prevalence of AHIE in hospitalized patients who had CPR an...

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Main Authors: Veerajalandhar Allareddy, Sankeerth Rampa, Romesh P Nalliah, Natalia I Martinez-Schlurmann, Karen B Lidsky, Veerasathpurush Allareddy, Alexandre T Rotta
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2015-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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