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Improving Survival After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

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


  • 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

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Posted by Rand Duren on May 16, 2011 4:05 PM America/Chicago

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