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  1. Survival in the elderly after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To evaluate the survival prognosis for the elderly (>=70 yrs of age) after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in a large urban center, and to identify any specific differences in survival factors relative to those adults <70 yrs of age.

    Design

    The study was prospective, inception cohort study.

    Setting

    An urban population of approximately 2,000,000, served by one centralized municipal emergency medical services system.

    Patients

    All 986 adult victims (367 elderly and 619 younger patients) of primary cardiac arrest attended by the emergency medical services system over a 12-month period.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Arrêt cardiocirculatoire, Période préhospitalière, Survie, Pronostic, Vieillard, Homme, Etude statistique, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Cardiopathie, Epidémiologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Cardiocirculatory arrest, Prehospital period, Survival, Prognosis, Elderly, Human, Statistical study, United States, North America, America, Cardiovascular disease, Heart disease, Epidemiology

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0058579

    Code Inist : 002B27B01. Création : 199406.