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Out-of-Hospital Resuscitation in Winterthur - an Outcome Study

2015-12-10 02:38:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The investigators will retrospectively examine all patients with out-of-hospital resuscitation by the emergency medical Team (EMT) from the Kantonsspital Winterthur in the year 2013 with a one year follow-up and a structured interview about Quality of life. Furthermore, the costs generated by the local health system are analysed.

Description

The Primary objective of this study is to evaluate the Quality of out-of-Hospital resuscitation by the ambulance Service from the Kantonsspital Winterthur including a 1-year follow-up of the survivors. In this follow-up we evaluate the Quality of life by a validated questionnaire.

The following endpoints will be retrospectively analysed:

time-to-Response Interval; Initial cardiac rhythm; medications given; number of Defibrillations; return of spontaneous circulation, Overall costs for the local health System

Furthermore length of hospital-stay, survival until Hospital discharge, one-year survival, Quality of life one year after resuscitation and total costs will be analysed.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Focus: Outcome After Out-of-hospital Resuscitation

Intervention

Interview

Status

Enrolling by invitation

Source

Kantonsspital Winterthur KSW

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-12-10T02:38:21-0500

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