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Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Strategy for Scotland

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ISBN9781785442407
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMarch 27, 2015

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ISBN 978 1 78544 240 7
PPDAS 47114

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Contents

Foreword

Executive Summary

Background
Shape of the Problem
Optimising the Chain of Survival

Taking Action
A. Early Recognition
B. CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation)
C. Defibrillation
D. Pre-Hospital Resuscitation
E. Post Resuscitation Care
F. Rehabilitation and Aftercare
G. Culture and Context

Driving and Sustaining Improvement

References

Annex A: Data to Drive Improvement: Establishing a Scottish OHCA Registry

Annex B: Contribution of the Scottish Ambulance Service

Annex C: Glossary