The Tiered Response Mobile Intensive Care System in the Managment of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

  • Mickey S. Eisenberg
  • Lawrence Bergner
  • Alfred P. Hallstrom


The tiered response mobile intensive care system has been very successful in the management of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Communities utilizing such a system have reported high resuscitation rates, with as many as 60% of patients with cardiac arrest due to ventricular fibrillation being admitted to hospital [1]. This group of patients had a hospital discharge rate of 30%. This chapter discusses the development of tiered response systems and the factors accounting for successful resuscitation.


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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishing, Boston/Dordrecht/Lancaster 1985

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  • Mickey S. Eisenberg
  • Lawrence Bergner
  • Alfred P. Hallstrom

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