Ventricular fibrillation in Rochester, Minnesota: experience over 18 years.

OBJECTIVE Survival following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) continues to be disappointingly low world-wide, despite advances in technology and international guidelines for resuscitation. Few cities or emergency medical service (EMS) agencies report patient outcomes after OHCA. Among those who do, survival from witnessed VF ranges from 7.7% to 39.9… CONTINUE READING