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Table 5 Characteristics of survivors

From: Identification of a potentially avoidable cardiopulmonary resuscitation in hematology and oncology wards

No. Age Sex Primary disease Clinical setting at CPR Cause of arrest Survival time from discharge (days)
1 60 (±5) M Acute leukaemia No prior chemotherapy Asphyxia 229
2 70 (±5) F Acute leukaemia Curative Cancer bleeding 2
3 75 (±5) M Stomach cancer More than 3rd line Procedure-related complication 135
4 65 (±5) M Colon cancer More than 3rd line Infection related chemotherapy 1568a
5 70 (±5) F Stomach cancer 1st palliative Aspiration 66
6 70 (±5) M Lung cancer More than 3rd line Cancer related hypercalcaemia 12
7 70 (±5) F CML Curative Dye hypersensitivity 2225a
8 85 (±5) F Lung cancer 1st palliative Infection related chemotherapy 2
9 80 (±5) M Multiple myeloma 1st palliative Ventricular tachycardia 380
10 60 (±5) M Pancreatic cancer 1st palliative Infection-related chemotherapy 12
11 70 (±5) F Acute leukaemia Curative Infection-related chemotherapy 9
12 60 (±5) F Colon More than 3rd line Ventricular fibrillation 2
  1. a Alive. CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation, CML chronic myelogenous leukaemia