Important scientific articles about cardiac arrest.
Strategies to improve survival in cardiac arrest. A time to act. Institute of Medicine, June 2015 http://www.nap.edu/read/21723/chapter/1 (This is one of the most important documents in the last decade concerning cardiac arrest.)
Increasing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Provision in Communities with Low Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Rates. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/127/12/1342
Community Approaches to Improve Resuscitation after Out-of-Hospital Sudden Cardiac Arrest. https://circ.ahajournals.org/content/121/9/1134.extract
Implementation Strategies for Improving Survival After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in the United States. https://circ.ahajournals.org/content/123/24/2898.extract
Barriers and facilitators to Learning and Performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Neighborhoods with Low Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Prevalence and High Rates of Cardiac Arrest in Columbus, OH. http://circoutcomes.ahajournals.org/content/6/5/550.short?rss=1
Association of National Initiatives to Improve Cardiac Arrest Management with Rates of Bystander Intervention and Patient Survival after Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1745678
Importance and Implementation of Training in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation in Schools. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/123/6/691
Temporal Differences in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Incidence and Survival. https://circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/2013/09/17/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.004164
10 Steps to Improving Survival from Sudden Cardiac Arrest. An ebook from the Resuscitation Academy. http://www.resuscitationacademy.com/index.php/ebook/
Teaching school children basic life support improves teaching and basic life support skills of medical students: A randomized, controlled trial. Beck S. et al. Resuscitation 108(2016) 1-7.
The effect of specialized content knowledge workshop on teaching and learning basic life support in elementary school: a cluster randomized controlled trial. Iserbyt P., et al. Resuscitation:112 (2017) 17-21.
Lay bystanders’ perspective on what facilitates cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use f automated external defibrillators in real cardiac arrests. Hansen, CM. et al., J Am Heart Assoc 2017; 6:e004572.