Comparison of Standard CPR Alone vs Active Compression Decompression CPR plus an inspiratory Impedance Threshold Device vs S-CPR plus an ITD on Survival from Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (RES Q Trial)
Description of Research
The purpose of the study is to compare the outcomes of people who experience out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and are treated with standard CPR techniques to those treated with one or both of the investigational new devices.
Out-of-hospital patients in cardiac arrest and who are 18 years of age or older
Patients in Washtenaw and Livingston counties whose cardiac arrest is responded to by specially trained EMS personnel from participating areas