Incidence, causes, and outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in children. A comprehensive, prospective, population-based study in the Netherlands.


OBJECTIVES This study sought to determine comprehensively the incidence of pediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) and its contribution to total pediatric mortality, the causes of pediatric OHCA, and the outcome of resuscitation of pediatric OHCA patients. BACKGROUND There is a paucity of complete studies on incidence, causes, and outcomes of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2010.11.054

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