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Cardiac arrest survivors lack postdischarge resources, education

Jenny Blair, MD   |   Clinical Summary   |   18 July 2022
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Takeaway

  • Improving cardiac arrest survivorship includes educating patients about what to expect during recovery and following up with them over time.

Why this matters

  • The aftermath of cardiac arrest presents survivors with many challenges, including chronic extracardiac cognitive, psychological, physical, and functional symptoms.
  • In a population that is living longer, extracardiac symptoms can...

          

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