TABLE 4.

Long-Term Neurologic Outcome After CPR

AgePrecipitating CausePre-CPR PCPCPost-CPR PCPCΔ PCPCChronic Disease
1 yHypocalcemia110Chronic wheezing
15 dRespiratory failure330Sturge-Weber syndrome
1 yRespiratory failure220Down syndrome and cardiomyopathy
4 moRespiratory failure110Cardiomyopathy
1 moHyperkalemia110
18 dRespiratory failure110
11 moRespiratory failure440Werdnig-Hoffman syndrome
5 moRespiratory failure110Chronic wheezing
13 dRespiratory failure330Beckwith-Wiedeman syndrome
15 dRespiratory failure110Prematurity
8 moSeptic shock440Turner syndrome
9 moRespiratory failure110
8 moRespiratory failure110
3 moRespiratory failure110
5 yShock14−3Aplastic anemia
2 mo*Respiratory failure110
2 mo*Respiratory failure110Prematurity
9 moRespiratory failure13−2
20 dRespiratory failure14−3
4 y§Respiratory failure330Mucopolysacharidosis type 1
14 yRespiratory failure110Hepatic insufficiency
8 moRespiratory failure440Neuropathy
  • Post-CPR indicates at 1 year after CPR or last evaluation before death or lost to follow-up.

  • * Lost to follow-up before 1 year post-CPR.

  • Lost to follow-up before 6 months post-CPR.

  • Remained in hospital for entire 1 year; CPR on 3 separate occasions.

  • § Death before 1 year post-CPR.

  • Death before 6 months post-CPR.