Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the home: Can area characteristics identify at-risk communities in the Republic of Ireland?

Abstract Background Internationally, the majority of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests where resuscitation is attempted (OHCAs) occur in private residential locations i.e. at home. The prospect of survival for this patient group is universally dismal. Understanding of the area-level factors that affec...

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Main Authors: Siobhán Masterson, Conor Teljeur, John Cullinan, Andrew W. Murphy, Conor Deasy, Akke Vellinga
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-02-01
Series:International Journal of Health Geographics
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12942-018-0126-z