Emergency treatment for traumatic cardiac arrest: prognostic factors and hospital outcome.

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Summary of "Emergency treatment for traumatic cardiac arrest: prognostic factors and hospital outcome."

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.


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Name: Emergencias : revista de la Sociedad Espanola de Medicina de Emergencias
ISSN: 2386-5857
Pages: 87-92


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