Outcome and characteristics of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest according to location of arrest: A report from a large-scale, population-based study in Osaka, Japan.

@article{Iwami2006OutcomeAC,
  title={Outcome and characteristics of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest according to location of arrest: A report from a large-scale, population-based study in Osaka, Japan.},
  author={Taku Iwami and Atsushi Hiraide and Noriyuki Nakanishi and Yasuyuki Hayashi and Tatsuya Nishiuchi and Toshifumi Uejima and Hiroshi Morita and Tatsuhiro Shigemoto and Hisashi Ikeuchi and Masanori Matsusaka and Hiroshi Shinya and Hidekazu Yukioka and Hisashi Sugimoto},
  journal={Resuscitation},
  year={2006},
  volume={69 2},
  pages={
          221-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the outcome and the factors concerned with of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients according to the location of the collapse. METHODS From May 1st, 1998 to April 30th, 2001, 15,211 consecutive out-of-hospital cardiac arrest cases considered for resuscitation were recorded. Of these cases 7540 arrests in subjects aged 18 years or older with cardiac aetiology were analyzed. The outcome and the related-factors, particularly incidence of ventricular fibrillation, were… CONTINUE READING
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