Evaluation of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Recognition by Non-physicians Dispatchers in a French Emergency Dispatch Call Center (OCAR)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01992419
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : November 25, 2013
Last Update Posted : December 9, 2013
Fire Brigade Of Paris Emergency Medicine Dept
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr Jost D., Fire Brigade Of Paris Emergency Medicine Dept
The purpose of this study is to measure an improvement in the detection rate of cardiac arrest (CA) in the Dispatch Center as a result of debriefings and repeated trainings for non-medical operators who receive emergency calls.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
15 Years and older (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
residents of Paris urban and suburban area
Patient over 15 years old (adult morphology) suffering Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest before or during the call to the Dispatch Center
Patient who benefited from the installation of a automated external defibrillator (AED) before or at the time of arrival of the rescuers on the scene
Patient conscious at the time of the call
OHCA between the end of the phone call and the arrival of rescuers on site
OHCA after the rescuers' arrival on site
Dispatch Center alerted on "second line" from another institution (Police, SAMU), without the possibility of joining the first caller.