Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest, A Strategy For Scotland
RRG are proud to have collaborated with a wide range of stakeholders including Scottish Government, NHS, Emergency Services and Third Sector organisations to craft a national strategy to tackle the challenge of OHCA in Scotland. This document signals a real, joined up commitment to saving lives!
The Ministerial launch of the strategy will be at the Scottish Cardiac Arrest Symposium 2015 on 27th March.
Copies of the OHCA Strategy for Scotland are downloadable from here: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/03/7484
The Resuscitation Research Group showcased their latest projects at the recent prehospital research conference in Stirling.
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In the third year after the launch of Scotland’s Strategy for Out- of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest key CPR and survival data are detailed in a Scottish Government published report.
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New discussion about The Prior Hypothesis, a new model of fluid balance and exchange.
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