Overcoming Spatial and Temporal Barriers to Public Access Defibrillators Via Optimization.

@article{Sun2016OvercomingSA,
  title={Overcoming Spatial and Temporal Barriers to Public Access Defibrillators Via Optimization.},
  author={Christopher L. F. Sun and Derya Demirtas and Steven C Brooks and Laurie J. Morrison and Timothy C. Y. Chan},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={68 8},
  pages={
          836-45
        }
}
BACKGROUND Immediate access to an automated external defibrillator (AED) increases the chance of survival for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Current deployment usually considers spatial AED access, assuming AEDs are available 24 h a day. OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to develop an optimization model for AED deployment, accounting for spatial and temporal accessibility, to evaluate if OHCA coverage would improve compared with deployment based on spatial accessibility alone… CONTINUE READING
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