NIHR DC Discover

Discover the latest research

Results 1 - 1 of 1 (0.0 secs)
NIHR Signal Use of public defibrillators linked to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival
Providing a shock using a defibrillator to people with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest before the arrival of emergency medical services increases their chance of survival. The UK survival rate is around 8%, which is lower than in other developed countries. This review found that bystander assistance through cardiopulmonary resuscitation and attaching a defibrillator increased it to 32%, compared to 12% for police or firefighters. Survival rates were even higher for people who had a rhythm that c...
1-1 / 1
search results
1 - 1 in 0.000 seconds
Publication Type
Journal Source
Categories
  •  1 
  •  1 
  •  1 
  •  1 
View RSS Feed

Create an RSS feed based on your search.
This will update as new items are added.

Click here