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The epidemiology of cardiac arrest - In-hospital risk assessment, treatment and outcome

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Title: The epidemiology of cardiac arrest - In-hospital risk assessment, treatment and outcome
Authors: Adielsson, Anna
Issue Date: 12-Oct-2020
University: University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clinical Sciences. Department of Anesthesiology & Intensive Care Medicine
Parts of work: I. Adielsson A, Hollenberg J, Karlsson T, Lindqvist J, Lundin S, Silfverstolpe J, Svensson L, Herlitz J. Increase in survival and bystander CPR in out-of-hospital shockable arrhythmia: bystander CPR and female gender are predictors of improved outcome - Experiences from Sweden in an 18-year perspective. Heart 2011; 97:1391-1396

II. Adielsson A, Karlsson T, Aune S, Lundin S, Hirlekar G, Herlitz J, Ravn-Fischer A. A 20-year perspective of in hospital cardiac arrest - Experiences from a university hospital with focus on wards with and without monitoring facilities. International Journal of Cardiology 2016; 216:194–199

III. Adielsson A, Djärv T, Rawshani A, Lundin S, Herlitz J. Changes over time in 30-day survival and the incidence of shockable rhythms after in-hospital cardiac arrest - A population-based registry study of nearly 24,000 cases. Manuscript submitted, 2020

IV. Adielsson A, Danielsson C, Forkman P, Karlsson T, Pettersson L, Herlitz J, Lundin S. Risk factors for 30-day mortality in medical emergency team patients - A retrospective cohort study. Manuscript submitted, 2020
Date of Defence: 2020-11-06
Disputation: Fredagen den 6 november 2020, kl. 9.00, Hjärtats aula, Vita stråket 12, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: CPR
deteriorating patient
in-hospital cardiac arrest
medical emergency team
out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
rapid response system
rapid response team
Abstract: AIM: To describe and analyse sudden cardiac arrest, both in hospital and out of hospital, from an epidemiological perspective, by early prediction, by comparing changes over time in relation to aetiology, characteristics, treatment, survival or mortality and by identifying factors associated with outcome. METHODS: This thesis is based on four observational studies, including patient information from the Swedish Registry for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, in and out of hospital, and from a loca... more
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