Characteristics of the resuscitated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victim with coronary heart disease.

@article{Goldstein1981CharacteristicsOT,
  title={Characteristics of the resuscitated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victim with coronary heart disease.},
  author={Sidney Goldstein and J Richard Landis and Richard F. Leighton and Garry Ritter and C. M. Vasu and Allyn Lantis and Ruth Serokman},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1981},
  volume={64 5},
  pages={
          977-84
        }
}
The clinical entry characteristics and medical history of 142 resuscitated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims with coronary heart disease were studied in order to identify factors that affect their long-term survival. The cardiac arrest event was classified as being secondary to an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in 44% (62 of 142), an ischemic event (IE) in 34% (49 of 142) and a primary arrhythmic event (PAE) in 22% (31 of 142). The majority of patients in all groups had a history of… CONTINUE READING

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