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Emergency Physicians Reveal Strategies for Improving Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates in the U.S.
Date:11/7/2008

alth Sciences Center. "Community programs include early access to the EMS system and training citizens in CPR. Over the past decade there have been important advances in the science of resuscitation. Unfortunately, implementation of the scientific advances has lagged in many communities. This survey reinforces the need to provide more education about CPR including the teaching of hands-only CPR. It also highlights the need for communities to monitor their survival data and implement changes that can improve all aspects of the system of care that can result in improved survival from SCA."

Survey Findings

Conducted in September 2008, the State of Resuscitation survey suggests that almost all emergency physicians (94 percent) believe that a patient in sudden cardiac arrest is more likely to survive if a CPR-trained bystander administers CPR before professional rescuers arrive. In addition, more than half believe the length of time between patient collapse and first responder arrival is an important factor in determining the success of resuscitation efforts.

The survey also suggests that an overwhelming majority (89 percent) of emergency physicians feel that technology will play an increasingly important role in resuscitation over the next five years. Eighty-four percent note that emerging technologies/therapies are important in treating sudden cardiac arrest. Only one in four considers automated chest compression devices important, despite research that indicates their positive impact.

Other important findings include:

-- Approximately 3 out of 10 respondents say CPR feedback devices would

have the greatest impact on improving the quality of CPR.

-- More than half the respondents believe that poor survival rates from

sudden cardiac arrest is related to the aging population, while

one-quarter of respondents believe that obesity has contributed most to

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SOURCE American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
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