Post resuscitation care of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients in the Nordic countries: a questionnaire study

@inproceedings{Saarinen2015PostRC,
  title={Post resuscitation care of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients in the Nordic countries: a questionnaire study},
  author={Sini Saarinen and Maaret Castr{\`e}n and Ilkka Tapani Virkkunen and Antti Jaakko K{\"a}m{\"a}r{\"a}inen},
  booktitle={Scandinavian journal of trauma, resuscitation and emergency medicine},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Aim of this study was to compare post resuscitation care of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients in Nordic (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden) intensive care units (ICUs). METHODS An online questionnaire was sent to Nordic ICUs in 2012 and was complemented by an additional one in 2014. RESULTS The first questionnaire was sent to 188 and the second one to 184 ICUs. Response rates were 51 % and 46 %. In 2012, 37 % of the ICUs treated all patients resuscitated from… CONTINUE READING
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