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Research Letter
June 13, 2017

Time to Delivery of an Automated External Defibrillator Using a Drone for Simulated Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests vs Emergency Medical Services

Author Affiliations
  • 1Center for Resuscitation Science, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
JAMA. 2017;317(22):2332-2334. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3957

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) affects approximately 55 of 100 000 inhabitants per year in the United States, with low survival (8%-10%).1 Reducing time to defibrillation is the most important factor for increasing survival in OHCA.2,3

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