Physician Presence in an Ambulance Car Is Associated with Increased Survival in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Prospective Cohort Analysis

@inproceedings{Hagihara2014PhysicianPI,
  title={Physician Presence in an Ambulance Car Is Associated with Increased Survival in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Prospective Cohort Analysis},
  author={Akihito Hagihara and Manabu Hasegawa and Takeru Abe and Takashi Nagata and Yoshihiro Nabeshima},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
The presence of a physician seems to be beneficial for pre-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) of patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. However, the effectiveness of a physician's presence during CPR before hospital arrival has not been established. We conducted a prospective, non-randomized, observational study using national data from out… CONTINUE READING