Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Known as: Out-of-Hospital Heart Arrests, Heart Arrests, Out-of-Hospital, Out of Hospital Heart Arrest 
Occurrence of heart arrest in an individual when there is no immediate access to medical personnel or equipment.
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND Three million people in Sweden are trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Whether this training increases the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Unconscious survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest have a high risk of death or poor neurologic function… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Acute coronary occlusion is the leading cause of cardiac arrest. Because of limited data, the indications and timing… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
CONTEXT The health and policy implications of regional variation in incidence and outcome of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
CONTEXT Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is a major public health problem. OBJECTIVE To investigate whether the survival of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Mortality among patients admitted to hospital after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is high. Based on recent… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Previous animal and clinical studies suggest that bystander-initiated cardiac-only resuscitation may be superior to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The rate of survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is low. It is not known whether this rate will increase if… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Whether antiarrhythmic drugs improve the rate of successful resuscitation after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest has not… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE To examine the independent relationship between effectiveness of bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and… (More)
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