Circadian rhythm in cardiac arrest: the Singapore experience.

  title={Circadian rhythm in cardiac arrest: the Singapore experience.},
  author={Fatimah Lateef and Marcus Eng Hock Ong and Traor{\'e} S Alfred and Benjamin Sieu-Hon Leong and Victor Yeok Kein Ong and Ling Tiah and Lai Peng Sharon Tham and V. Anantharaman},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  volume={49 9},
INTRODUCTION There appears to be a circadian rhythm in the timing of cardiovascular and neurovascular events. The majority of studies have been conducted in western populations. This is the first study to look at the peaks and distribution of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients in Singapore. METHODS The Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation Epidemiology Studies I and II were prospective observation studies on OHCA in Singapore from October 1, 2001 to October 14, 2004. This study… CONTINUE READING