Chapter 17. Out-of-Hospital Resuscitation

  1. Pam Moule RN, DipN, DipNE, BSc(Hons), MSc, EdD Reader and
  2. John W. Albarran RN, DipN (Lon.), BSc (Hons), PG Dip Ed, MSc, DPhil NFESC Reader
  1. Ben King Senior Resuscitation Officer

Published Online: 22 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316056.ch17

Practical Resuscitation for Healthcare Professionals, Second Edition

Practical Resuscitation for Healthcare Professionals, Second Edition

How to Cite

King, B. (2009) Out-of-Hospital Resuscitation, in Practical Resuscitation for Healthcare Professionals, Second Edition (eds P. Moule and J. W. Albarran), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316056.ch17

Editor Information

  1. University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Author Information

  1. Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405193542

Online ISBN: 9781444316056

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Keywords:

  • out-of-hospital resuscitation;
  • out-of-hospital resuscitation - changing in line with nature of sudden death;
  • out-of-hospital arrests;
  • predictors likely survival of cardiac arrest;
  • bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) performed;
  • out-of-hospital BLS;
  • dilemmas in out-of-hospital resuscitation;
  • out-of-hospital ALS;
  • defibrillators in the community;
  • out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and cardiovascular disease in industrialised nations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Aims

  • Learning Outcomes

  • Out-of-Hospital Arrests

  • Out-of-Hospital BLS

  • Out-of-Hospital ALS

  • Developments for the Future

  • Review of Learning

  • Conclusion

  • References