The challenges and possibilities of public access defibrillation

Volume: 283, Issue: 3, Pages: 238 - 256
Published: Feb 12, 2018
Abstract
Out‐of‐hospital cardiac arrest ( OHCA ) is a major health problem that affects approximately four hundred and thousand patients annually in the United States alone. It is a major challenge for the emergency medical system as decreased survival rates are directly proportional to the time delay from collapse to defibrillation. Historically, defibrillation has only been performed by physicians and in‐hospital. With the development of automated...
Paper Details
Title
The challenges and possibilities of public access defibrillation
Published Date
Feb 12, 2018
Volume
283
Issue
3
Pages
238 - 256
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