Long term trends in the epidemiology of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest precipitated by suspected drug overdose.

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Summary of "Long term trends in the epidemiology of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest precipitated by suspected drug overdose."

Little is known about the long-term trends in the incidence and outcomes of drug overdose out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA).


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Name: Resuscitation
ISSN: 1873-1570


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