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The fight against time in prehospital cardiac arrest - a true medical emergency

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Title: The fight against time in prehospital cardiac arrest - a true medical emergency
Authors: Holmén, Johan
Issue Date: 18-Aug-2020
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine
Parts of work: I. Johan Holmén, Jacob Hollenberg, Andreas Claesson, Maria Jiménez Herrera, Youcef Azeli, Johan Herlitz, Christer Axelsson. Survival in ventricular fibrillation with emphasis on the number of defibrillations in relation to other factors at resuscitation. Resuscitation 2017 Apr;113:33-38. Epub 2017 Jan 18.

II. Johan Holmén, Johan Herlitz, Christer Axelsson. Immediate coronary intervention in prehospital cardiac arrest - Aiming to save lives. Am Heart J. 2018 Aug;202:144-147. Epub 2018 May 22.

III. Johan Holmén, Johan Herlitz, Maria Jimenez-Herrera, Thomas Karlsson, Christer Axelsson. Passive leg raising in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 2019 Apr;137:94-101. Epub 2019 Feb 18.

IV. Shortening ambulance response time increases survival in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Submitted manuscript
Date of Defence: 2020-09-11
Disputation: Fredagen den 11 september 2020, kl 9.00, Hjärtats Aula, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset/Sahlgrenska, Vita stråket 12, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: cardiac arrest
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Abstract: ABSTRACT Background: The chances of survival after an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) are one in ten. The majority of survivors have no or relatively mild neurological sequelae. Interventions are time critical and well-timed management is challenging. All aspects of resuscitation in an OHCA are based on knowledge of clinically important actions and their timing in OHCA management. Randomised trials face ethical and legal barriers. The victim is unable to give informed consent and obtain... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-990-7 (tryck)
978-91-7833-991-4 (pdf)
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