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Chest compression performance during infant CPR [Abstract]

Martin, Philip Stephen, Theobald, Peter, Kemp, Alison Mary, O'Brien, S., Maguire, Sabine Ann and Jones, Michael David 2011. Chest compression performance during infant CPR [Abstract]. Archives of Diseases in Childhood 96 (S1) , A86. 10.1136/adc.2011.212563.200

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The 2010 International Liaison Committee of Resuscitation (ILCOR) guidelines highlighted the need to perform quality chest compressions during paediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation to improve current outcomes. The guidelines emphasised infant chest compression target rates of 100–120 cpm, depths of 4cm and complete release. This study aims to determine the performance of two-thumb (TT) and two-finger (TF) chest compressions against these guideline targets.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Engineering
Subjects: R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
Additional Information: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health: Abstracts of the Annual Conference, Warwick University, April 2011
Publisher: BMJ Publishing
ISSN: 0003-9888
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2020 01:33

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