Outcomes from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the Wellington region of New Zealand. Does use of the Fire Service make a difference?

@article{Swain2011OutcomesFO,
  title={Outcomes from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the Wellington region of New Zealand. Does use of the Fire Service make a difference?},
  author={Andrew Swain and Tasmin Barry and Sarah R Hoyle and Grant Haywood and Hayley Cameron and Peter Larsen},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={124 1344},
  pages={81-90}
}
AIMS Survival from community cardiac arrest in the Wellington region was analysed and compared with similar data reported nationally and internationally. In particular, the impact of a dual fire and ambulance service response was studied. METHOD A retrospective comparative study was undertaken of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in the Wellington region between 1 July 2007 and 31 December 2009. Data was collected from Wellington Free Ambulance and hospital records in accordance with the… CONTINUE READING
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