Cardiac arrest in Australian hospitals

Michael F O’Rourke and C Siân Davies
Med J Aust 2003; 179 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2003.tb05647.x
Published online: 3 November 2003

The concept of “first-responder” defibrillation is not being embraced

  • Michael F O’Rourke1
  • C Siân Davies2

  • 1 University of New South Wales, St Vincent's Clinic, Darlinghurst, NSW.
  • 2 National Defibrillator Programme, Department of Health, London, UK.


Competing interests:

Michael O’Rourke is a Consultant to Phillips Medical.


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