- Cerebral Performance Category and long-term prognosis following out-of-hospital cardiac arrestRandi Phelps
Division of Emergency Medical Services, Public Health Seattle and King County, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Crit Care Med 41:1252-7. 2013..We sought to determine whether the Cerebral Performance Category (CPC) was associated with long-term outcome following resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
- Impact of changes in resuscitation practice on survival and neurological outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resulting from nonshockable arrhythmiasPeter J Kudenchuk
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Box 356422, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195 6422, USA
Circulation 125:1787-94. 2012..Nonshockable" rhythms are now the predominant presentation of OHCA; the benefit of such treatments on nonshockable rhythms is uncertain...
- Psychologic effects of automated external defibrillator training: a randomized trialHendrika Meischke
Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7232, USA
Heart Lung 40:502-10. 2011..The objective of this study was to test whether an automated external defibrillator (AED) training program would positively affect the mental health of family members of high-risk patients...
- A link between emergency dispatch and public access AEDs: potential implications for early defibrillationThomas Rea
EMS Division of Public Health, Seattle and King County, Seattle, WA, United States
Resuscitation 82:995-8. 2011..One approach to increase involvement is to couple emergency dispatch with mapping technology to identify public access automated external defibrillators (AEDs) that are on-site or nearby...
- Reliability of the Cerebral Performance Category to classify neurological status among survivors of ventricular fibrillation arrest: a cohort studyKamal Ajam
The Department of Medicine, University of Washington, NE Pacific Street Seattle 98195, USA
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 19:38. 2011..The Cerebral Performance Category (CPC) score is widely used in research and quality assurance to assess neurologic outcome following cardiac arrest. However, little is known about the inter- and intra-reviewer reliability of the CPC...