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J García del Águila, J López-Messa, F Rosell-Ortiz, R de Elías Hernández, M Martínez del Valle, L Sánchez-Santos, J López-Herce, M Cerdà-Vila, C L Roza-Alonso, M Bernardez-Otero
Dispatch-assisted bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest has been shown as an effective measure to improve the survival of this process. The development of a unified protocol for all dispatch centers of the different emergency medical services can be a first step towards this goal in our environment. The process of developing a recommendations document and the realization of posters of dispatch-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation, agreed by different actors and promoted by the Spanish Resuscitation Council, is presented...
June 2015: Medicina Intensiva
Kirsten Y Liu, Jason S Haukoos, Comilla Sasson
BACKGROUND: Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a vital link in the chain of survival for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA); however, there are racial/ethnic disparities in the provision of bystander CPR. Approximately 32% of Hispanics perform CPR when confronted with cardiac arrest, whereas approximately 41% of non-Hispanics perform CPR. Public education, via the Internet, may be critical in improving the performance of bystander CPR among Hispanics. The objective of this study was to evaluate the availability and quality of CPR-related literature for primary Spanish-speaking individuals on the Internet...
January 2014: Resuscitation
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