Socioeconomic background linked to survival after having a cardiac arrest in hospital

IMAGE: Graphical abstract view more  Credit: European Heart Journal Hospital in-patients from lower socioeconomic backgrounds are less likely to receive prompt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) after their hearts stop beating and less likely to survive than patients from higher socioeconomic backgrounds. These are the findings of a new study in over 24,000 patients in Sweden, published in […]