Resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: is survival dependent on who is available at the scene?

@article{Soo1999ResuscitationFO,
  title={Resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: is survival dependent on who is available at the scene?},
  author={L H Soo and David Gray and T Young and Nicole Huff and Allan Skene and John R. Hampton},
  journal={Heart},
  year={1999},
  volume={81 1},
  pages={
          47-52
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is influenced by the on-scene availability of different grades of ambulance personnel and other health professionals. DESIGN Population based, retrospective, observational study. SETTING County of Nottinghamshire with a population of one million. SUBJECTS All 2094 patients who had resuscitation attempted by Nottinghamshire Ambulance Service crew from 1991 to 1994; study of 1547 patients whose arrest were of… CONTINUE READING

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