Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA) have a survival rate of only 8-10%.  The most critical factors for patient survival is the early administration of good bystander CPR and early defibrillation in shockable rhythms.  Currently, defibrillators are transported to OHCA victims only…
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The 2015 American Heart Association Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support guidelines deemphasizes advanced airway placement during the initial resuscitation. Out-of-hospital–arrest data suggest lower survival among patients who are intubated in the field.  Therefore, it is important to determine the importance of…
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