Disparities in telephone CPR access and timing during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

@article{Nuo2017DisparitiesIT,
  title={Disparities in telephone CPR access and timing during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.},
  author={Tomas Nu{\~n}o and Bentley J. Bobrow and Karen A Rogge-Miller and Micah Panczyk and Terry J Mullins and Wayne Tormala and Antonio L. Estrada and Samuel Mark Keim and Daniel W. Spaite},
  journal={Resuscitation},
  year={2017},
  volume={115},
  pages={11-16}
}
AIM Spanish-only speaking residents in the United States face barriers to receiving potentially life-saving 911 interventions such as Telephone -cardiopulmonary resuscitation (TCPR) instructions. Since 2015, 911 dispatchers have placed an increased emphasis on rapid identification of potential cardiac arrest. The purpose of this study was to describe the utilization and timing of the 911 system during suspected out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) by Spanish-speaking callers in Metropolitan… CONTINUE READING