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Volume 17 - Issue 2, 2017
2017 28 May
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Whither the Chain of Survival?
2017 17 Apr
To improve outcomes in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients, doctors and researchers need to investigate the chain of survival of these patients, according to an Editorial to appear in the journal Resuscitation. The patient’s initial injury and resuscitation events are often seen as "irrelevant" in hospital-based intervention studies of OHCA... Read more
ESA2016: Death by Resuscitation?
2016 07 Jun
When anaesthesiologist Sharon Einav took her car to be repaired on the way to hospital one day, she wondered why the mechanic was just leaning on his car. It took a while to realise he was having a heart attack, she related at Euroanaesthesia 2016 in London in May. This lack of situational awareness was an example she used to show how the chain of... Read more