How effectively can young people perform dispatcher instructed cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Overview:
This study aimed to assess how effectively untrained children aged 7-15 can preform dispatcher- instructed CPR on an adult mannequin, and determine the effect lean body weight (LBW) and age has on their performance. There is no literature on the performance of untrained children. Common errors in understanding were captured on video.

Funding:
University of Otago.

Study Progress:
Completed.

Submitted by Service:
WFA.

Contact Investigator:
Dr Andy Swain

Expected Completion:
Completed

Trials Registration Number:
-
Category:
Resuscitation

Long title or abstract link:
How effectively can young people perform dispatcher instructed cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Published Date:
Resuscitation 2015: 90:138-142

Author Key Contact:
Dr Andy Swain