Cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills in nurses and nursing students.

  title={Cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills in nurses and nursing students.},
  author={Jopi Nyman and Marja Sihvonen},
  volume={47 2},
The purpose of this study is to describe the basic cardiac life-support (BLS) skills of nurses and nursing students in southern Finland and Hungary, and to assess the influence of resuscitation teaching and other group characteristics on performance. The data for the study were collected in the spring and autumn of 1997. The study group consisted of 75 nurses from Helsinki University Central Hospital's medical outcome unit, 188 final term students in four nursing institutes in Uusimaa county… CONTINUE READING