Deborah Aksamit

We don’t have enough information about this author to calculate their statistics. If you think this is an error let us know.
Learn More
BACKGROUND Traditional American Heart Association (AHA) cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) curriculum focuses on teams of two performing quality chest compressions with rescuers on their knees but does not include training specific to In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests (IHCA), i.e. patient in hospital bed with large resuscitation teams and sophisticated(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective was to compare resuscitation performance on simulated in-hospital cardiac arrests after traditional American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support course (TradBLS) versus revised course including in-hospital skills (HospBLS). DESIGN This study is a prospective, randomized, controlled curriculum evaluation.(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate whether a 2-day International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) Universal Algorithm-based curriculum taught in a tertiary care hospital in Liberia increases local health care provider knowledge and skill comfort level. METHODS A combined basic and advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) curriculum was developed for(More)
  • 1