Cardiac arrest: time matters--does time of day too?

  title={Cardiac arrest: time matters--does time of day too?},
  author={Hergen Buscher and P. S. Chandramohannan Nair},
  volume={82 6},
The outcome after out of hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) remains oor with no clear improvement over the last 30 years1,2 despite he introduction of new guidelines,3 advanced intensive care nterventions4 and the introduction of semiautomatic defibrillators AED). However, there is a huge variation in outcome reported. In unslected populations, survival to discharge from hospital has been eported from up to 31%5 to as low as 0.3%.6 Prospective analyses of arge databases containing more than 10,000… CONTINUE READING