2017

Dispatch of Firefighters and Police Officers in Out‐of‐Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Nationwide Prospective Cohort Trial Using Propensity Score Analysis
Ingela Hasselqvist‐AxPer NordbergJohan HerlitzLeif SvenssonMartin JonssonJonny LindqvistMattias RinghAndreas ClaessonJohan BjörklundJan‐Otto AnderssonCaroline EricsonPär LindbladLars EngerströmMårten RosenqvistJacob Hollenberg

Higher survival rates in exercise-related out-of-hospital cardiac arrests, compared to non-exercise-related – a study from the Swedish Register of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. Torell M, Strömsöe A, Zagerholm E, Herlitz J, Claesson A, Svensson L, Börjesson M. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology  · September 2017.
DOI: 10.1177/2047487317729251

Increased survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest when off duty medically educated personell perform CPR comapared with laymen. Nord A, Svensson L, Karlsson T, Claesson A, Herlitz J, Nilsson L. Article in press. Accepted 230817. Resuscitation. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2017.08.234
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Oxygen Therapy in Suspected Acute Myocardial Infarction. Hofmann R, James S, Jernberg T, Lindahl B, Erlinge D, Witt N, Arefalk G, Frick M, Alfredsson J, Nilsson L, Ravn-Fischer A, Omerovic, E, Kellerth T, Sparv D, Ekelund U, Linder R, Ekström M, Lauermann J, Haaga U, Pernow J, Östlund O, Herlitz J, Svensson L.  N Engl J Med. August 28, 2017DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1706222
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Effect of Thyroid-Related Symptoms on Long-Term Quality of Life in Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma: A Population-Based Study in Sweden. Hedman C, Djärv T, Strang P, Lundgren CI. Thyroid. 2017 Aug;27(8):1034-1042. doi: 10.1089/thy.2016.0604. Epub 2017 Jun 5.

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation of out-of-hospital traumatic cardiac arrest in Qatar: A nationwide population-based study. Irfan FB, Consunji R, El-Menyar A, George P, Peralta R, Al-Thani H, Thomas SH, Alinier G, Shuaib A, Al-Suwaidi J, Singh R, Castren M, Cameron PA, Djarv T. Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 1;240:438-443. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.03.134. Epub 2017 Mar 30.

Time to Delivery of an Automated External Defibrillator Using a Drone for Simulated Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests vs Emergency Medical Services. Andreas Claesson, RN, PhD, Anders Bäckman, RN, Mattias Ringh, MD, PhD, Leif Svensson, MD, PhD, Per Nordberg, MD, PhD,Therese Djärv, MD, PhD, Jacob Hollenberg, MD, PhD.
JAMA. 2017;317(22):2332-2334. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3957

Use of a geographic information system to identify differences in automated external defibrillator installation in urban areas with similar incidence of public out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a retrospective registry-based study. David Fredman, Jan Haas, Yifang Ban, Martin Jonsson, Leif Svensson, Therese Djarv, Jacob Hollenberg, Per Nordberg, Mattias Ringh, Andreas Claesson. BMJ Open. Vol 7 Issue 5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014801
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Outcomes in Patients With Chest Pain Discharged After Evaluation Using a High-Sensitivity Troponin T Assay. Nejatian A, Omstedt Å, Höijer J, Hansson LO, Djärv T, Eggers KM, Svensson P. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 May 30;69(21):2622-2630. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.03.586.

Recognising Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest During Emergency Calls Increases Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Survival. S. Viereck, T. Palsgaard Möller, A. Kjaer Ersböll, J. Stokholm Baekgaard, A. Claesson, J. Hollenberg, F. Folke, Lippert F. Resuscitation. Accepted manuscript 2-4-2017. PII: S0300-9572(17)30157-0.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2017.04.006

Drones may be used to save lives in out of hospital cardiac arrest due to drowning.
A. Claesson, L. Svensson, P. Nordberg, M. Ringh, M. Rosenqvist, T. Djarv, J. Samuelsson, O. Hernborg, P. Dahlbom, A. Jansson, J. Hollenberg. Resuscitation. 2017 May. Vol 114. 152-156.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2017.01.003

Survival in extremely acidotic cardiac arrest patients depends on etiology of acidosis. Ilicki J, Djärv T. Resuscitation. 2017 Apr;113:e25. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2016.12.030. Epub 2017 Feb 7.

In-hospital cardiac arrest – are we resuscitating for too long or late instead of not long enough? Bruchfeld S, Piscator E, Djärv T. Resuscitation 2017. pii: S0300-9572(17)3DD94-1. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2017.02.023.

Preceding national early warnings scores among in-hospital cardiac arrests and their impact on survival. Roberts D, Djärv T. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Apr 28. pii: S0735-6757(17)30359-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.04.072. [Epub ahead of print]

Defibrillation before EMS arrival in western Sweden. A Claesson, J Herlitz, L Svensson, L Ottosson, J Engdahl, C Ericson, P Sandén, C Axelsson, A Bremer. Am J Emerg Med. Feb 16. pii: S0735-6757(17)30117-1. doi: 10.1016/j.aejm.2017.02.030. PMID: 28238537

Health status and psychological distress among in-hospital cardiac arrest survivors in relation to gender. Israelsson J, Bremer A, Herlitz J, Axelsson ÅB, Cronberg T, Djärv T, Kristofferzon ML, Larsson IM, Lilja G, Sunnerhagen KS, Wallin E, Ågren S, Åkerman E, Årestedt K. Resuscitation. 2017 Feb 17. pii: S0300-9572(17)30059-X. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2017.02.006. PMID: 28216089

Reply to Letter: Survival in extremely acidotic cardiac arrest patients depends on etiology of acidosis. Ilicki J, Djärv T. Resuscitation 2017 Feb 7. pii: S0300-9572(17)3DD47-3. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2016.12.030

2016

Medical versus non medical etiology in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest – Changes in outcome in relation to revised Utstein template. Claesson A, Djarv T, Nordberg P, Ringh M, Hollenberg J, Axelsson C, Ravn-Fischer A, Stromsoe A. Resuscitation. 2016 Nov 5;110:48-55. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2016.10.019. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27826118

Epidemiology and outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Qatar: A nationwide observational study.  Furqan B. Irfan, Zain Ali Bhutta, Maaret Castren, Lahn Straney, Therese Djarv, Tooba Tariq, Stephen Hodges Thomas, Guillaume Alinier, Loua Al Shaikh, Robert Campbell Owen, Jassim Al Suwaidi, Ashfaq Shuaib, Rajvir Singh, Peter Alistair Cameron. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Nov 15;223: 1007-1013. doi: 10.1016/j.ljcard.2016.08.299.

Unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. A Claesson, D Fredman, L Svensson, M Ringh, J Hollenberg, P Nordberg, M Rosenqvist, T Djärv, S Österberg, J Lennartsson, Y Ban. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine2016 24:124. DOI: 10.1186/s13049-016-0313-5

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Expanding the first link in the chain of survival – Experiences from dispatcher referral of callers to AED locations.
Expanding the first link in the chain of survival–Experiences from dispatcher referral of callers to AED locations. Fredman D, Svensson L, Ban Y, Jonsson M, Hollenberg J, Nordberg P, Ringh M, Rosenqvist M, Lundén M, Claesson A. Resuscitation. July 2016. Doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation 2016.06.022

Attitudes Towards and Experience of the Use of Triage Tags in Major Incidents: A Mixed Method Study.
Rådestad M, Lennquist Montán K, Rüter A, Castrén M, Svensson L, Gryth D, Fossum B. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2016 Aug;31(4):376-85. doi: 10.1017/S1049023X16000480.
PMID:27212424

Effect of mobile application versus DVD-based CPR training on students practical CPR scills and willingness to act: a cluster randomized study.
Nord A, Svensson L, Hult H, Kreitz-Sandberg S, Nilsson L. BMJ Open. 2016 Apr 29;6(4):e010717. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010717. PMID: 27130166

Survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest is highly associated with the Age-combined Charlson Co-morbidity Index in a cohort study from a two-site Swedish University hospital. Piscator E, Hedberg P, Goransson K, Djarv T.Resuscitation. 2016 Feb;99:79-83. PubMed PMID: 26708451.

Short-term departures from an optimum ambient temperature are associated with increased risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Dahlquist M, Raza A, Bero-Bedada G, Hollenberg J, Lind T, Orsini N, Sjögren B, Svensson L, Ljungman PL. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2016/04/08. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2016.03.005.

2015

Survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest is highly associated with the Age-combined Charlson Co-morbidity Index in a cohort study from a two-site . Piscator E, Hedberg P, Göransson K, Djärv T.  Resuscitation. 2016 Feb;99:79-83. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2015.11.023. Epub 2015 Dec 17.

Drug therapy in cardiac arrest: a review of the literature. Lundin A, Djärv T, Engdahl J, Hollenberg J, Nordberg P, Ravn-Fischer A, Ringh M, Rysz S, Svensson L, Herlitz J, Lundgren P.
European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy. Nov 2015. doi: 10.1093/ehjcvp/pw047

Mobile-phone dispatch of laypersons for CPR in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
Ringh M, Rosenqvist M, Hollenberg J, Jonsson M, Fredman D, Nordberg P, Järnbert-Pettersson H, Hasselqvist-Ax I, Riva G, Svensson L. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jun 11;372(24):2316-25. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1406038.

Early cardiopulmonary resuscitation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
Hasselqvist-Ax I, Riva G, Herlitz J, Rosenqvist M, Hollenberg J, Nordberg P, Ringh M, Jonsson M, Axelsson C, Lindqvist J, Karlsson T, Svensson L. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jun 11;372(24):2307-15. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1405796.

Chief Complaint at Admission Relates to Troponin Level and Mortality in Patients With Non-ACS Troponin Elevation. Piscator E, Lowing Svensson L, Svensson P. J Clin Med Res. 2015 Jun;7(6):464-71. doi: 10.14740/jocmr2143w. Epub 2015 Apr 8.

Trans Nasal Evaporative Cooling in Healthy Awake Persons
Nordberg P, Hermansson T, Backman A, Svensson L, Jonsson M, Hollenberg J, Ringh M, Dillenbeck E, Forsberg S. Archives of Medicine 2015. (http://www.archivesofmedicine.com/medicine/trans-nasal-evaporative-cooling-in-healthy-awake-persons.php?aid=7720)

The survival benefit of dual dispatch of EMS and fire-fighters in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest may differ depending on population density–a prospective cohort study.
Nordberg P, Jonsson M, Forsberg S, Ringh M, Fredman D, Riva G, Hasselqvist-Ax I, Hollenberg J.
Resuscitation. 2015 May;90:143-9. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2015.02.036. Epub 2015 Mar 16.

Survival after Public Access Defibrillation in Stockholm, Sweden–A striking success.
Ringh M, Jonsson M, Nordberg P, Fredman D, Hasselqvist-Ax I, Håkansson F, Claesson A, Riva G, Hollenberg J. Resuscitation. 2015 Jun;91:1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2015.02.032. Epub 2015 Mar 12.

Excellent Outcome With Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation After Accidental Profound Hypothermia (13.8°C) and Drowning.
Romlin BS, Winberg H, Janson M, Nilsson B, Björk K, Jeppsson A, Drake G, Claesson A. Crit Care Med. 2015 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print].

Improving Survival and Neurologic Function for Younger Age Groups After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Sweden: A 20-Year Comparison.
Gelberg J, Strömsöe A, Hollenberg J, Radell P, Claesson A, Svensson L, Herlitz J.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Oct;16(8):750-7.

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the elderly: A large-scale population-based study.
Libungan B, Lindqvist J, Strömsöe A, Nordberg P, Hollenberg J, Albertsson P, Karlsson T, Herlitz J.
Resuscitation. 2015 Sep;94:28-32. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2015.05.031. Epub 2015 Jun 11.

Pre-hospital management of patients with chest pain and/or dyspnoea of cardiac origin. A position paper of the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) of the ESC.
Beygui F, Castren M, Brunetti ND, Rosell-Ortiz F, Christ M, Zeymer U, Huber K, Folke F, Svensson L, Bueno H, Van’t Hof A, Nikolaou N, Nibbe L, Charpentier S, Swahn E, Tubaro M, Goldstein P; ACCA study group on pre-hospital care. Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2015 Aug 27. pii: 2048872615604119. [Epub ahead of print].

Improved outcome in Sweden after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and possible association with improvements in every link in the chain of survival.
Strömsöe A, Svensson L, Axelsson ÅB, Claesson A, Göransson KE, Nordberg P, Herlitz J.
Eur Heart J. 2015 Apr 7;36(14):863-71. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehu240. Epub 2014 Jun 17.

Allt fler hjärtstartare i samhället – men få används.
Hollenberg J, Ringh M, Fredman D, Claesson A, Engdahl J.
Lakartidningen. 2015 Mar 31;112. pii: C7E6. Swedish. No abstract available.

Frågetecken om inblåsningar och bröstkompressioner.
Rubertsson S, Axelsson C, Blomberg H, Hollenberg J, Riva G, Smekal D.
Lakartidningen. 2015 Mar 31;112. pii: C6CS. Swedish. No abstract available.
PMID: 25825880

Överlevnadskedjan måste vara hållfast.
Svensson L.
Lakartidningen. 2015 Mar 30;112. pii: CXD7. Swedish. No abstract available.
PMID: 25825900

Flera faktorer påverkar prognosen.
Herlitz J, Svensson L, Strömsöe A.
Lakartidningen. 2015 Mar 30;112. pii: C9LH. Swedish. No abstract available.
PMID: 25825883

Osäkert om läkemedel gör någon nytta vid hjärtstopp.
Engdahl J, Hollenberg J, Rubertsson S, Holmgren C, Rosenqvist M.
Lakartidningen. 2015 Mar 30;112. pii: CZ4R. Swedish. No abstract available.
PMID: 25825901

Frivilliga sms-livräddare fördubblar överlevnadschansen vid hjärtstopp. 
Jacob Hollenberg, Mattias Ringh.
Läkartidningen. 2015;112:DLMA.

Oviss effekt av nedkylning efter hjärtstopp.
Per Nordberg, Sten Rubertsson. Niklas Nielsen, et al. Läkartidningen. 2015;112:DDPS