What The Study Did: This study used a large U.S. registry of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests to asses the association between the COVID-19 pandemic and the outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests, including in areas with low and moderate COVID-19 disease.

Authors: Paul S. Chan, M.D., M.Sc., of Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Missouri, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.6210)

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