Modified Management Strategies to Improve Survival Chances Following Pediatric Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Introduction: In pediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (POHCA) cases, EMS crews commonly limit on-scene care. and try to provide treatment while transporting.
Hypothesis: Prioritizing on-site care and using techniques to expedite on-site intubation (INTUB) and drug delivery will improve survival rates. Paul E. Pepe, MD, MPH; Paul R. Banerjee, MD; Amninder Singh, MD, Latha Ganti, MD, MBA Departments of Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, School of Public Health and Office of Health System Affairs, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX; Polk County Fire-Rescue, Department, Polk County, FL; Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

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