Public access defibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a community-based study.

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BACKGROUND The dissemination and use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) beyond traditional emergency medical services (EMS) into the community has not been fully evaluated. We evaluated the frequency and outcome of non-EMS AED use in a community experience. METHODS AND RESULTS The investigation was a cohort study of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest… (More)

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@article{Culley2004PublicAD, title={Public access defibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a community-based study.}, author={Linda L. Culley and Thomas D. Rea and John A. Murray and Barbara Welles and Carol E. Fahrenbruch and Michele Olsufka and Mickey S. Eisenberg and Michael K. Copass}, journal={Circulation}, year={2004}, volume={109 15}, pages={1859-63} }