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What does OOHCA stand for?

OOHCA stands for Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

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2012) and an associated editorial (Callaway, 2012) in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association call for attention to the routine use of epinephrine in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest situations.
The sample population of the study included 65 patients that were admitted to the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Beth Israel Medical Center between April 2006 and April 2009 after suffering either an in-hospital or out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
The fact that he is speaking both English and French suggests that he may make a full neurological recovery, which is only found in the minority of people who survive an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
We've shown that a fully integrated system of care, from EMS through hospital discharge, can provide this essential therapy to victims Of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest across a broad geographic region," said Michael Mooney, M.