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To identify prehospital and on-arrival factors associated with hospital outcome in patients with traumatic cardiac arrest (TCA) discharged with recovered spontaneous circulation from the emergency department.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Emergencias : revista de la Sociedad Espanola de Medicina de Emergencias
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Occurrence of heart arrest in an individual when there is no immediate access to medical personnel or equipment.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems, such as those caused by accidents, trauma, sudden illness, poisoning, or disasters. Emergency medical care can be provided at the hospital or at sites outside the medical facility.
Hospital equipment and supplies, packaged for long-term storage, sufficient to set up a general hospital in an emergency situation. They are also called Packaged Disaster Hospitals and formerly Civil Defense Emergency Hospitals.
A beta-adrenergic antagonist that has been used in the emergency treatment of cardiac arrhythmias.
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