Use of automated external defibrillators by police officers for treatment of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

@article{Mosesso1998UseOA,
  title={Use of automated external defibrillators by police officers for treatment of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.},
  author={Vincent N. Mosesso and Eric A. Davis and Thomas E. Auble and Paul M Paris and Donald Yealy},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={200-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the feasibility of police officers providing defibrillation with automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and to assess the effectiveness of this strategy in reducing time to defibrillation of victims of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest. METHODS This was a prospective, interventional cohort study with historical controls… CONTINUE READING