Chest Compressions and Defibrillation as Aerosolgenerating Procedures

Scoping reviews offer flexibility when reviewing literature that spans multiple, diverse methodologies and allow a broad overview of a topic to be created. As such, they have been described as an...

Defibrillation: standard vs. double sequential in adult out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

As the most serious cardiac rhythm disturbance, VF causes disordered cardiac electrical activity resulting in rapid, unsynchronised ventricular contractions, reduced pumping-action, collapse and...

Making the transition to high quality CPR: implications for paramedic practice

Hands-off time is any time interval where chest compressions are not being done while a patient is in cardiac arrest. In general, the goal during CPR is to minimise hands-off time and maximise chest...

Australian first responder programmes: a review of the literature

‘A person competent in advanced first aid (including oxygen administration and the use of an automated external defibrillator). A first responder may be a salaried/non-salaried member of a...

New cardiac arrest guidelines: implications for paramedic practice

Despite much media hype, compression-only CPR is only effective for short periods in individuals who suffer a sudden primary cardiac arrest. Recent studies suggest conventional CPR has better overall...

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