oa African Journal of Health Professions Education - A survey of nurses' basic life support knowledge and training at a tertiary hospital
|Article Title||A survey of nurses' basic life support knowledge and training at a tertiary hospital|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||African Journal of Health Professions Education|
|Author||M. Keenan, G. Lamacraft and G. Joubert|
|Publication Date||Dec 2009|
|Pages||3 - 7|
|Keyword(s)||University of the Free State|
It is well known that in the event of a person suffering a cardiac arrest, successful outcome is dependent on the time taken for resuscitation to commence. In cases of in-hospital cardiac arrest the most important predictor of a successful outcome is the 'time to defibrillation' interval.
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