The effects of sex on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest outcomes.

@article{Akahane2011TheEO,
  title={The effects of sex on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest outcomes.},
  author={Manabu Akahane and Toshio Ogawa and Soichi Koike and Senzan Tanabe and Hiromasa Horiguchi and Tatsuhiro Mizoguchi and Hideo Yasunaga and Tomoaki Imamura},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={124 4},
  pages={
          325-33
        }
}
OBJECTIVE We examined the effects of sex on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest outcomes. There is evidence that women are more likely to survive cardiac arrest than men. However, few large studies have examined these sex differences in detail. It is unknown whether the female survival advantage is age-specific or whether sex affects neurologic outcomes after cardiac arrest events. METHODS Data were analyzed from a nationwide population-based out-of-hospital cardiac arrest database (between… CONTINUE READING
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