Cardiopulmonary resuscitation by lay people.

  title={Cardiopulmonary resuscitation by lay people.},
  author={I Per Stenstriim Lund and Andreas Skulberg},
  volume={2 7988},
The survival-rate in 75 of 631 patients with cardiac arrest in whom resuscitation was started outside hospital by lay people was 36%. Only 8% survived when attempts at resuscitation were delayed until the arrival of an ambulance team which included an anaesthetist and a specially trained nurse. These data show the importance of anoxia-time (time from cessation of circulation to initiation of resuscitation) to the chances of survival after resuscitation) to the chances of survival after… CONTINUE READING
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