The effect of experience of on-site physicians on survival from prehospital cardiac arrest.

@article{Silfvast1996TheEO,
  title={The effect of experience of on-site physicians on survival from prehospital cardiac arrest.},
  author={Tom O. Silfvast and A Ekstrand},
  journal={Resuscitation},
  year={1996},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={101-5}
}
Outcome from prehospital cardiac arrest was studied 1 year before (Period I) and after (Period II) a reorganisation of the work and the simultaneous change of all physicians participating in the care of prehospital patients in the emergency medical service system in Helsinki. There were 444 patients during Period I and 395 patients during Period II. Resuscitation was initiated in 279 patients during Period I and in 323 patients (P < 0.001) during Period II. The number of patients with… CONTINUE READING

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