n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Defibrillation and cardioversion in children : demystifying the shock of shocking : more about... paediatric cardiology
|Article Title||Defibrillation and cardioversion in children : demystifying the shock of shocking : more about... paediatric cardiology|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, University of Cape Town and 2 Tygerberg Children's Hospital, Stellenbosch University|
|Publication Date||Nov 2011|
Health care practitioners looking after children are often uncomfortable about using direct current (DC) shock treatment on a child. This article emphasises practical points when using electrical shock therapy in children, but does not replace the value of attending an APLS course to gain hands-on experience.
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