Linda J Becker
Affiliation: Public Health-Seattle and King County
- Public locations of cardiac arrest. Implications for public access defibrillationL Becker
Seattle King County Department of Public Health, University of Washington 98104, USA
Circulation 97:2106-9. 1998..This was a retrospective cohort study...
- Resuscitation of residents with do not resuscitate orders in long-term care facilitiesLinda J Becker
Emergency Medical Services Division, Public Health of Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 7:303-6. 2003..In some instances, these responses are for residents who have expressed wishes not to be resuscitated by signing a do not resuscitate (DNR) order...
- Cardiac arrest in medical and dental practices: implications for automated external defibrillatorsL Becker
Emergency Medical Services Division, 999 Third Ave, Suite 700, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Arch Intern Med 161:1509-12. 2001..To determine the need for placing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in medical and dental practices, we identified cardiac arrests at these locations...
- The impact of television public service announcements on the rate of bystander CPRL Becker
Emergency Medical Services Division, Seattle King County Department of Public Health, Washington, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 3:353-6. 1999..To determine whether televised public service announcements (PSAs) demonstrating the fundamentals of CPR were effective in increasing the rate of layperson bystander-initiated CPR...
- Temporal patterns in long-term survival after resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrestThomas D Rea
University of Washington, Seattle King County, Emergency Medical Services Division, Seattle, Wash 98104 4039, USA
Circulation 108:1196-201. 2003..We hypothesized that long-term survival would improve over time and that this temporal pattern would be most evident for cardiac causes of death...
- Temporal trends in sudden cardiac arrest: a 25-year emergency medical services perspectiveThomas D Rea
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Circulation 107:2780-5. 2003..We hypothesized that an evolving combination of beneficial and adverse factors may contribute to temporal patterns of survival...
- Time to intubation and survival in prehospital cardiac arrestBradley D Shy
School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 8:394-9. 2004..These findings suggest that faster intubation times may increase odds of survival in prehospital cardiac arrest. Future prospective studies are merited to further understand this association...
- Emergency medical services and mortality from heart disease: a community studyThomas D Rea
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Ann Emerg Med 41:494-9. 2003..The purpose of this study was to examine the involvement and potential mortality benefit of out-of-hospital EMS care of cardiac arrest on community heart disease mortality...
- Three-phase model of cardiac arrest: time-dependent benefit of bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitationChristina M Gilmore
Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
Am J Cardiol 98:497-9. 2006..The findings suggest that the transition from the electrical to circulatory phase may occur at about 5 minutes, and the circulatory phase may extend to 15 minutes...
- The incidence and significance of emesis associated with out-of-hospital cardiac arrestReed W Simons
School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States
Resuscitation 74:427-31. 2007..The goal of this investigation was to characterize the frequency, timing, and outcome association of emesis in persons suffering out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in order to understand the role and care-implications of emesis better...