Resuscitation 2021 Jun 1;165:8-13. Epub 2021 Jun 1.
UNIV Angers, CHU Angers, Univ Rennes, Inserm, EHESP, IRSET (Institut de Recherche en Santé, Environnement et Travail) - UMR_S1085, Angers, France; CHU Angers, Poison Control Centre, Clinical Data Centre, Angers, France.
Introduction: Traumatic cardiac arrest (TCA) guidelines emphasize specific actions that aim to treat the potential reversible causes of the arrest. The aim of this study was to measure the impact of these recommendations on specific rescue measures carried out in the field, and their influence on short-term outcomes in the resuscitation of TCA patients.
Methods: We conducted a retrospective study of all TCA patients treated in two emergency medical units, which are part of the Northern Alps Emergency Network, from January 2004 to December 2017. Read More