Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), with its high fatality rate, is a significant public health issue. The aetiology of OHCA is reviewed, and management strategies are discussed, including the 'chain of survival', the Utstein method of data collection, and recent developments in advanced cardiac life support emphasising defibrillation.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||The Medical Journal of Australia|
|Publication status||Published - 17 Jan 2000|