Individual Study / RIAC

Italian Registry of Cardiac Arrest

Italian Registry of Cardiac Arrest

Initiatives -
To create a tool for a structured and standardized data collection on both out-of- and in-hospital cardiac arrest, in a nationwide approach. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
2014
Funding
Italian Resuscitation Council (IRC)

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr Erga Cerchiari
    Italy and Italian Resuscitation Council
  • Dr. Prof Giuseppe Ristagno
    Università degli Studi di Milano

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort
Follow Up
RIAC records the full medical history of the patient, from onset of CA, through cardiopulmonary resuscitation (both pre-hospital or in-hospital) and post-resuscitation care, and up to 6 month after resuscitation.

Marker Paper

Ristagno G, Semeraro F, Radeschi G, Pellis T, Gordini G, Ferro S. The Italian Registry of Cardiac Arrest − RIAC, a national achievement to portrait the Italian reality and to contribute to the wider European vision by EuReCa. Resuscitation 2014;85:e193–4.

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
773
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
All patients aged ≥ 18 years old who undergo an out-of-hospital cardiac or an in-hospital cardiac arrest.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other