Search for dissertations about: "Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the words Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

  1. 1. Coronary angiography after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

    Author : Rickard Lagedal; Sten Rubertsson; Stefan James; David Smekal; Markus Skrifvars; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac arrest; OHCA; coronary angiography; PCI; percutaneous coronary intervention; socioeconomy; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care;

    Abstract : Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is a common cause of death with a survival rate of 10% in Sweden. The chance of survival depends on rapid recognition, high quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation and post-resuscitation care including searching and treating the cause of the arrest. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Göteborg

    Author : Johan Engdahl; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : cardiac arrest; epidemiology; survival; asystole; pulseless electrical activity; hospital mortality;

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  3. 3. Aspects of post-resuscitation care after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

    Author : Louise Martinell; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; out-of-hospital cardiac arrest; survival; Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator; Prediction of prognosis; mild induced hypothermia;

    Abstract : Background: Cardiac disease is the most common cause of death in the western world and the majority of these deaths are due to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). In Sweden, approximately 10,000 persons suffer an OHCA annually and in 5000 cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is initiated. READ MORE

  4. 4. Socioeconomic status and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

    Author : Martin Jonsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is a common cause of death. Around 6000 people in Sweden suffer OHCA each year and only about 10% survive. Historically, the focus of OHCA research has been on different treatments such as improved cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and early defibrillation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cardiac arrest outside and inside hospital from a 30 year perspective in the Municipality of Gothenburg

    Author : Martin Fredriksson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : cardiac arrest; heart arrest; mechanical chest compression; prognosis; out-of-hospital cardiac arrest; in-hospital cardiac arrest; Utstein; outcome; DNAR;

    Abstract : Aims: 1:To describe the epidemiology of both out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) and in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) in the Municipality of Gothenburg. 2:To describe the differences and similarities in cardiac arrest inside and outside hospital. READ MORE