European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021: Epidemiology of cardiac arrest in Europe

Jan Thorsten Gräsner, Johan Herlitz, Ingvild B.M. Tjelmeland, Jan Wnent, Siobhan Masterson, Gisela Lilja, Berthold Bein, Bernd W. Böttiger, Fernando Rosell-Ortiz, Jerry P. Nolan, Leo Bossaert, Gavin D. Perkins

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Abstract

In this section of the European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021, key information on the epidemiology and outcome of in and out of hospital cardiac arrest are presented. Key contributions from the European Registry of Cardiac Arrest (EuReCa) collaboration are highlighted. Recommendations are presented to enable health systems to develop registries as a platform for quality improvement and to inform health system planning and responses to cardiac arrest.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-79
Number of pages19
JournalResuscitation
Volume161
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology

Keywords

  • Cardiac arrest
  • Epidemiology
  • Incidence of cardiac arrest

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