Outcome of CPR in a large metropolitan area--where are the survivors?

  title={Outcome of CPR in a large metropolitan area--where are the survivors?},
  author={Lance B. Becker and Michelle Ostrander and John G. Barrett and George Kondos},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  volume={20 4},
STUDY OBJECTIVES Survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in cities with populations of more than 1 million has not been studied adequately. This study was undertaken to determine the overall survival rate for Chicago and the effect of previously reported variables on survival, and to compare the observed survival rates with those previously reported. DESIGN Consecutive prehospital arrest patients were studied prospectively during 1987. SETTING The study area was the city of Chicago… CONTINUE READING
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