publication . Other literature type . Thesis . 2018

Targeting high-risk cardiac patients and their family members for basic life support training

SUSAN HELEN CARTLEDGE;
  • Published: 04 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: Monash University
Abstract
Currently in Australia, there is disparity between those who are trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and those most likely to witness a cardiac arrest. As patients with known cardiac disease are at seven times greater risk of suffering an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, and 75% of cardiac arrests occur in the home, it is important that family members of cardiac patients are trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Providing training during cardiac rehabilitation is a logical setting for training, yet is seldom included in programs in Australia. This program of research found that incorporating CPR training into cardiac rehabilitation was feasible and well ...
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Medical Subject Headings: educationcardiovascular system
free text keywords: 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified, FOS: Health sciences, Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified, out of hospital cardiac arrest, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiac rehabilitation, high-risk patients, patient education
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