Relationship of timeliness of paramedic advanced life support interventions to outcome in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest treated by first responders with defibrillators.

@article{Callaham1996RelationshipOT,
  title={Relationship of timeliness of paramedic advanced life support interventions to outcome in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest treated by first responders with defibrillators.},
  author={Michael L. Callaham and Chris D Madsen},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={638-48}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE We sought to determine whether the interval between the arrival of first responder/defibrillators and paramedic advanced life support (ALS) interventions is associated with outcome. METHODS We carried out a prospective observational study of adults in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest treated by both first responders and paramedics in an… CONTINUE READING