Process and Outcomes of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the Intensive Care Unit

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ทองเปลว ชมจันทร์
มานะ ปัจจะแก้ว


The aim of this retrospective descriptive study was to investigate the outcomes of the Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the intensive care unit, Singburi Hospital by using Donabedian model as a conceptual framework. The purposive sample of 50 medical records of patients with cardiopulmonary resuscitation in intensive care unit, Singburi Hospital, was recruited for this study. The instruments used were 1) the personal information sheet and 2) the resuscitation process and outcomes record forms. Descriptive statistics was used for data analysis.

The findings showed that 44% of the samples were male with a mean age of 62.32 years (SD 18.06), and 94% were internal medicine patients. The most common cause of cardiac arrest derived from cardiovascular system (42.5%). Forty percent of cardiac arrest occurred at night. The most common ECG characteristics were Aystoly and PEA (84%). Regarding the process of resuscitation, the accessed time was 0-1 min (Mean 0.41 ± 0.08) and chest compression time was 0–0.25 minutes (Mean 0.11 ± 0.06), the defibrillation time was 1-5 minutes (Mean 2.22 ± 1.89). Total resuscitation time was 2-45 minutes (Mean 14.78 ± 11.98) and the success rate of CPR was 76%.

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ชมจันทร์ท., & ปัจจะแก้วม. (2020). Process and Outcomes of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the Intensive Care Unit. APHEIT Journal of Nursing and Health, 2(3), 16-32. Retrieved from
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