Resuscitation 2022 Jun 11;175:19-27. Epub 2022 Apr 11.
Center for Cardiac Arrest Prevention, Department of Cardiology, Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, CA, United States; Division of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Department of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, CA, United States. Electronic address:
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) remains a major public health problem. Even in high-income countries, survival rates have plateaued in the range of ten percent, stimulating an ongoing interest in developing novel approaches to resuscitation. Emergency Medical Services (EMS)-witnessed OHCAs constitute a subgroup of overall OHCA that occur after the arrival of EMS, leading to rapid initiation of resuscitation and significantly improved survival. Read More