Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest due to drowning among children and adults from the Utstein Osaka Project

  • Nitta M
  • Kitamura T
  • Iwami T
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Abstract

Background: Children have better outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) than adults. However, little is known about the difference in outcomes between children and adults after OHCA due to drowning. Objectives: The aim of this study is to assess the outcome after OHCA due to drowning between children and adults. Our hypothesis is that outcomes after OHCA due to drowning would be in better among children (

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  • Adults
  • Children
  • Drowning
  • Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

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Authors

  • Masahiko Nitta

  • Tetsuhisa Kitamura

  • Vinay M. Nadkarni

  • Robert A. Berg

  • Alexis A. Topjian

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