Published: 4 January 2023
Author(s): Agam Bansal, Mohammed Faisaluddin, Raunak Nair, Siddharth Agarwal
Issue: May 2023
Section: Letter to the Editor

Cardiac arrest (CA) remains associated with very high mortality, with only one in ten patients surviving to hospital discharge [1–3]. Over the last three years, the widespread prevalence of COVID-19 infection has been associated with a significant parallel rise in the incidence of CA [1–4]. We aimed to assess (1) the incidence of COVID-19 infection in patients hospitalized with cardiac arrest and (2) the impact of concomitant COVID-19 and cardiac arrest on in-hospital mortality in the United States.


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