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The effect of real-time CPR feedback and post event debriefing on patient and processes focused outcomes: a cohort study: trial protocol.

Perkins, Gavin D and Davies, Robin P and Quinton, Sarah and Woolley, Sarah and Gao, Fang and Abella, Ben and Stallard, Nigel and Cooke, Matthew W (2011) The effect of real-time CPR feedback and post event debriefing on patient and processes focused outcomes: a cohort study: trial protocol. Scandinavian journal of trauma, resuscitation and emergency medicine, 19 (58). p. 58. ISSN 1757-7241.

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Abstract

Cardiac arrest affects 30-35, 000 hospitalised patients in the UK every year. For these patients to be given the best chance of survival, high quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) must be delivered, however the quality of CPR in real-life is often suboptimal. CPR feedback devices have been shown to improve CPR quality in the pre-hospital setting and post-event debriefing can improve adherence to guidelines and CPR quality. However, the evidence for use of these improvement methods in hospital remains unclear. The CPR quality improvement initiative is a prospective cohort study of the Q-CPR real-time feedback device combined with post-event debriefing in hospitalised adult patients who sustain a cardiac arrest.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WG Cardiovascular system. Cardiology
Divisions: Emergency Services > Cardiology
Emergency Services > Emergency Department
Clinical Support > Critical Care
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Depositing User: Sophie Rollason
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2013 11:03
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2013 11:03
URI: http://www.repository.heartofengland.nhs.uk/id/eprint/131

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