What are the etiology and epidemiology of out-of-hospital pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest in Ontario, Canada?

@article{Gerein2006WhatAT,
  title={What are the etiology and epidemiology of out-of-hospital pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest in Ontario, Canada?},
  author={Richard Bradley Gerein and Martin H. Osmond and Ian G Stiell and Lisa P. Nesbitt and Starla Burns},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={653-8}
}
BACKGROUND Pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA) outside of the hospital has a very high mortality rate. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the etiology and initial compromise of pediatric CPA cases in hopes of developing strategies to improve out-of-hospital resuscitation. METHODS The Ontario Prehospital Advanced Life Support (OPALS) study was a large multicenter initiative to evaluate the impact of emergency medical services (EMS) programs on 17 communities with 40,000 critically ill and injured… CONTINUE READING

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