Improving Survival after Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Updated:Aug 31,2011

Implementation Strategies for Improving Survival After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in the United States: Consensus Recommendations from the 2009 AHA Cardiac Arrest Survival Summit

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  • Why are there large differences in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) survival rates across the United States?
  • What is the incidence of OHCA in the United States? A nationwide surveillance is needed.
  • Steps to analyze and improve in a system of care to result in improved outcomes are presented.

    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2011; 123: 2898-2910,  Published online before print May 16, 2011, doi: 10.1161/?CIR.0b013e31821d79f3

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