Characteristics and outcome among children suffering from out of hospital cardiac arrest in Sweden.

@article{Herlitz2005CharacteristicsAO,
  title={Characteristics and outcome among children suffering from out of hospital cardiac arrest in Sweden.},
  author={Johan Herlitz and Johan Engdahl and Leif Svensson and Marie J Young and K A Angquist and Stig Holmberg},
  journal={Resuscitation},
  year={2005},
  volume={64 1},
  pages={37-40}
}
AIM To evaluate the characteristics, outcome and prognostic factors among children suffering from out of hospital cardiac arrest in Sweden. METHODS Patients aged below 18 years suffering from out of hospital cardiac arrest which were not crew witnessed and included in the Swedish cardiac arrest registry were included in the survey. This survey included the period 1990-2001 and 60 ambulance organisations covering 85% of the Swedish population (8 million inhabitants). RESULTS In all 457… CONTINUE READING