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Archive for October, 2011
Primary Outcomes for Resuscitation Science Studies
A Consensus Statement From the American Heart Association


  • The AHA guidelines for the treatment of cardiac arrest are based on high-quality clinical trials, which depend on the selection of a meaningful primary outcome.
  • This consensus statement is intended for researchers, clinicians, reviewers, and regulators in the selection of the most appropriate primary outcome for clinical trials of cardiac arrest therapies.
  • This paper focuses on (1) when after cardiac arrest the measurement time point should occur; (2) what cardiovascular, neurological, and other physiology should be assessed; and (3) the costs associated with various end points.

    Read the full article in Circulation
    2011, published online before print October 3, 2011, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e3182340239
Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Oct 3, 2011 3:09 PM CDT

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