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The prevalence of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Out-of-Hospital cardiac arrest in Melaka State, Malaysia

Yasin, Selamat and Nurumal, Mohd. Said and Md Isa, Muhammad Lokman and Arif, Khamarul Arifin and Omar, Anuwar Arif Mohd and Kiat, Ting Seng and Arifin, Syamsul Ahmad (2021) The prevalence of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Out-of-Hospital cardiac arrest in Melaka State, Malaysia. In: Proceedings of the 2nd Syedza Saintika International Conference on Nursing, Midwifery, Medical Laboratory Technology, Public Health, and Health Information Management (SeSICNiMPH 2021), 23 September 2021, Padang, Indonesia.

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The prognosis following an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is often very poor. The outcomes, as well as the essential needs of public area rescue workers will influence the effectiveness and possibly improve the survival rate. This is a retrospective study using representative data through screening of records at the Medical Emergency Coordination Centre (MECC), Hospital Melaka. Data were collected from MECC for all OHCA cases from the year 2018 and 2019 through monitoring by the Development Division of Ministry of Health, Putrajaya, Malaysia. There were 1141 total cases recorded in 2018 for various types of death related to cardiac arrest. The prevalence cases for cardiac arrest in January to December 2018 was reported between 12 to 17 cases every month which needed community/household involvement to performed CPR on the scene. On the other hand, total cases for January to December 2019 was reported as 1376 cases that happened between 20 to 40 cases every month. Data analysis for this period shows that, the successful rate of performing CPR by community/household was only 1%. Findings from this prevalence study revealed that the level for community/household in the state of Melaka performing CPR in OHCA is very low. Furthermore, this can affect the outcomes of survival rate among OHCA patients. Therefore, CPR training must be provided to community/household that can facilitate and to increase the confidence level of performing CPR.

Item Type: Proceeding Paper (Invited Papers)
Uncontrolled Keywords: out of hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), knowledge, attitude, practice, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), community, household
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing > RT82 Nursing As A Profession
R Medicine > RT Nursing > RT86.3 Nurse and patient
R Medicine > RT Nursing > RT89 Specialities in nursing > RT90 Teaching (Including nursing education and patient education)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Nursing > Department of Basic Medical Sciences for Nursing
Depositing User: Syamsul Ahmad Arifin
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2023 16:34
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2023 17:25
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/109084

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