Exploring How Lay Rescuers Overcome Barriers to Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: A Qualitative Study.

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BACKGROUND Survival rates after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) vary considerably among regions. The chance of survival is increased significantly by lay rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) before Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrival. It is well known that for bystanders, reasons for not providing CPR when witnessing an OHCA incident may… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S1049023X16001278

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@article{Mathiesen2017ExploringHL, title={Exploring How Lay Rescuers Overcome Barriers to Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: A Qualitative Study.}, author={Wenche Torunn Mathiesen and Conrad Arnfinn Bj\orshol and Sindre H\oyland and Geir Sverre Braut and Eldar S\oreide}, journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine}, year={2017}, volume={32 1}, pages={27-32} }