Continuing Professional Development: Cardiogenic Shock


OverviewThis Continuing Professional Development (CPD) module will explore the delivery and theory of chest compressions used in the out of hospital setting. There are a number of self-directed activities to complete as you move through the article together with a list of further resources that are used to reference this article and to expand your research. This article requires the reader to have an appreciation of basic anatomy and physiology and an awareness of the general approach to assessing and managing patients in the out of hospital, emergency setting before completion.

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