Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) accounts for 250.000-350.000 sudden cardiac deaths per year in the United States. The availability of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) promoted the implementation of public access defibrillation programs based on out-of-hospital early defibrillation by non-healthcare professionals.
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- Electric Countershock
- Emergency Medical Services
- Heart Arrest
- Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic