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Impact of the caller’s emotional state and cooperation on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest recognition and dispatcher-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  1. Cheng-Yu Chien1,2,
  2. Wei-Che Chien1,3,
  3. Li-Heng Tsai1,
  4. Shang-Li Tsai1,
  5. Chen-Bin Chen1,
  6. Chen-June Seak1,
  7. Yu-Shao Chou1,4,
  8. Matthew Ma5,
  9. Yi-Ming Weng1,6,
  10. Chip-Jin Ng1,
  11. Cheng-Yu Lin2,
  12. I-Shiang Tzeng7,8,
  13. Chi-Chun Lin1,2,
  14. Chien Hsiung Huang1,6
  1. 1Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, TaoYuan, Taiwan
  2. 2Department of Emergency Medicine, Ton-Yen General Hospital, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  3. 3Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Keelungi Branch, Keelung, Taiwan
  4. 4Department of Emergency Medicine, En Chu Kong Hospital, New Taipei, Taiwan
  5. 5Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital YunLin Branch, Douliou, Taiwan
  6. 6Department of Emergency Medicine, Taoyuan General Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
  7. 7Department of Research, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, New Taipei, Taiwan
  8. 8Department of Statistics, National Taipei University, Taipei, Taiwan
  1. Correspondence to Prof. Chi-Chun Lin, Department of Emergency Medicine Ton-Yen General Hospital Hsinchu Taiwan ; phenoca{at}gmail.com and Dr Chien Hsiung Huang, Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Linkou Branch, Taoyuan, Taiwan; innoto86{at}gmail.com

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  • C-YC and W-CC contributed equally.

  • Contributors S-LT, L-HT, C-BC and C-JS conceived and designed the study. Y-SC, C-CL, W-CC and Y-MW supervised the data collection. C-JN and C-YL managed the data, including quality control. I-ST and C-YC analysed the data. C-YC, W-CC, MM and CHH drafted the manuscript, and all authors contributed substantially to its revision. CHH takes responsibility for the paper as a whole.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval This study was approved by the Chang Gung Medical Foundation’s Hospital Ethics Committee on Human Research (104-2875B) with a waiver of informed consent.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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Footnotes

  • C-YC and W-CC contributed equally.

  • Contributors S-LT, L-HT, C-BC and C-JS conceived and designed the study. Y-SC, C-CL, W-CC and Y-MW supervised the data collection. C-JN and C-YL managed the data, including quality control. I-ST and C-YC analysed the data. C-YC, W-CC, MM and CHH drafted the manuscript, and all authors contributed substantially to its revision. CHH takes responsibility for the paper as a whole.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval This study was approved by the Chang Gung Medical Foundation’s Hospital Ethics Committee on Human Research (104-2875B) with a waiver of informed consent.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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