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Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is found to be one of the main causes of death in Europe 10 and the value of early cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) has been proven in many community-based studies11,14.
So training sessions and testing systems for cardiopulmonary resuscitation should be implemented regular basis for dentists.
1 The 'chain of survival' which consists of the factors such as early admission, early cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) application, and early defibrillation constitutes the most important step to ensure the survival of the patient subsequent to the cardiac arrest.
Their results show that these volunteers have caused a 30% increase in the number of patients who receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation before the arrival of paramedics, the rescue services or the police.
Mechanical chest compressions and simultaneous defibrillation vs conventional cardiopulmonary resuscitation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: The LINC randomized trial.
Part 10: Paediatric basic and advanced life support: 2010 international consensus on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care science with treatment recommendations.
Dialysis patients' attitudes about cardiopulmonary resuscitation and stopping dialysis.
This textbook may be of greatest interest to those physicians with a special interest in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Doctors at South Cleveland Hospital, Middlesbrough, looked at the portrayal of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in Casualty, Cardiac Arrest and Medics and compared it to ER and Chicago Hope.
CPR is short for cardiopulmonary resuscitation - a combination heart/lung (cardio for the heart, pulmonary for the lungs) lifesaving procedure.
Arrange a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) demonstration and first-aid courses.

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