Outcomes for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest During COVID-19 Pandemic

JAMA Cardiology


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What The Study Did: This study used a large U.S. registry of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests to asses the association between the COVID-19 pandemic and the outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests, including in areas with low and moderate COVID-19 disease.

Authors: Paul S. Chan, M.D., M.Sc., of Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Missouri, is the corresponding author.



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