Time of on-scene resuscitation in out of-hospital cardiac arrest patients transported without return of spontaneous circulation.

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Summary of "Time of on-scene resuscitation in out of-hospital cardiac arrest patients transported without return of spontaneous circulation."

In out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) on scene occurs only in a minority of patients. The optimal duration of resuscitation on scene before transport with ongoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is unknown.


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Name: Resuscitation
ISSN: 1873-1570


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The artificial substitution of heart and lung action as indicated for HEART ARREST resulting from electric shock, DROWNING, respiratory arrest, or other causes. The two major components of cardiopulmonary resuscitation are artificial ventilation (RESPIRATION, ARTIFICIAL) and closed-chest CARDIAC MASSAGE.

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