Individual Study / Nordberg_Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care_2014

Stockholm Region

Stockholm Region

Initiatives -
To determine the impact of a dual dispatch system, using fire fighters as first responders, in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) on short (30 days) and long term (three years) survival, and, to investigate the potential differences regarding in-hospital factors and interventions between the patient groups, such as the use of therapeutic hypothermia and cardiac catheterization.
Start Year
2004

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Per Nordberg
    Karolinska Institutet

Design

Study design
Clinical trial cohort

Marker Paper

Nordberg P, Hollenberg J, Rosenqvist M, Herlitz J, Jonsson M, Järnbert-Petterson H. The implementation of a dual dispatch system in out-of- hospital cardiac arrest is associated with improved short and long term survival. Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care 2014;3:293–303. doi:10.1177/2048872614532415

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
6,100
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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