Health care utilization prior to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A population-based study.

Affiliation

Heart Institute, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Centre, Jerusalem, Israel. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Although out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is thought of as a sudden event, recent studies suggest that many patients have symptoms or have sought medical attention prior to their arrest. Our objective was to evaluate patterns of healthcare utilization before OHCA.

Keywords

Health care utilization,Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest,

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