An evaluation of objective feedback in basic life support (BLS) training

@article{Spooner2007AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of objective feedback in basic life support (BLS) training},
  author={Brendan B. Spooner and Jon F. Fallaha and Laura Kocierz and Christopher E. Smith and Sam Coulter Smith and Gavin D Perkins},
  journal={Resuscitation},
  year={2007},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={
          417-24
        }
}
BACKGROUND Studies show that acquisition and retention of BLS skills is poor, and this may contribute to low survival from cardiac arrest. Feedback from instructors during BLS training is often lacking. This study investigates the effects of continuous feedback from a manikin on chest compression and ventilation techniques during training compared to instructor feedback alone. MATERIALS AND METHODS A prospective randomised controlled trial. First-year healthcare students at the University of… CONTINUE READING
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