Reference 2016-455

REF:            2016-455

Subject:        Cardiac arrest

    

 

Request:

  1. Number of cardiac arrest calls in acute hospital sites in 2015
  2. Number of these patients subsequently found to have a DNAR order in place (ie number of inappropriate resuscitation attempts)

 

 

Response:

Number of cardiac arrest calls in acute hospital sites in 2015

 

There were 267 “2222” calls (cardiac & emergency patients process) of these 102 true cardiac calls were found affecting 92 patients
Number of these patients subsequently found to have a DNAR order in place (i.e. number of inappropriate resuscitation attempts) It is not possible to give this data