Medication administration prior to cardiac arrest and during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a comparative study on the knowledge of cardiology residents and nursing personnel working in anesthetics department, cardiology ward, coronary care unit and emergency department

ABSTRACT Introduction: Τhere is increased interest of the scientific community in assessing the level of knowledge on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) among health care professionals, mainly due to the high prevalence of cardiac arrest (CA). Research data demonstrate the...
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Nurses prepare epinephrine faster than physicians in simulated cardiac arrest

ABSTRACT Introduction: One million people die of cardiac arrest every year in the United States and Europe, almost one person every 30 sec. These patients can be managed with cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Objective: Rapid preparation and administration of drugs may be of...
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