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Epidemiology and outcome of cardiac arrests reported in the lay-press: an observational study.

Field, Richard A and Soar, Jasmeet and Nolan, Jerry P and Perkins, Gavin D (2011) Epidemiology and outcome of cardiac arrests reported in the lay-press: an observational study. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 104 (12). pp. 525-31. ISSN 1758-1095.

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Abstract

Survival to hospital discharge rate among newspaper reports was double that of complete epidemiological studies of OHCAs in urban environments. Newspapers may give readers an over-optimistic portrayal of cardiac arrest survival and neurological outcome following successful resuscitation.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WG Cardiovascular system. Cardiology
Divisions: Emergency Services > Cardiology
Depositing User: Sophie Rollason
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2014 13:43
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2014 13:43
URI: http://www.repository.heartofengland.nhs.uk/id/eprint/124

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