Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Quality : Improving Cardiac Resuscitation Outcomes Both Inside and Outside the Hospital A Consensus Statement From the American Heart Association Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Society of Critical Care Medicine

@inproceedings{MeaneyCardiopulmonaryRQ,
  title={Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Quality : Improving Cardiac Resuscitation Outcomes Both Inside and Outside the Hospital A Consensus Statement From the American Heart Association Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Society of Critical Care Medicine},
  author={Peter A. Meaney and Bentley J. Bobrow and Mary Elizabeth Mancini and Jim Christenson and Allan R. de Caen and Farhan Bhanji and Benjamin S. Abella and Monica Kleinman and Dana P. Edelson and Robert A. Berg and Tom P. Aufderheide and Venu Menon and Marion Leary}
}
417 W orldwide, there are >135 million cardiovascular deaths each year, and the prevalence of coronary heart disease is increasing. 1 Globally, the incidence of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest ranges from 20 to 140 per 100 000 people, and survival ranges from 2% to 11%. 2 In the United States, >500 000 children and adults experience a cardiac arrest, and <15… CONTINUE READING