Immediate management of the airway during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a hospital without a resident anaesthesiologist.


The effect of withdrawing the resident anaesthesiologist from the cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) team was audited over a 1-year period in a 407-bed hospital in which nurses had been trained in the use of the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) as a first response airway in CPR. The data were compared to those of the previous year, which are shown in… (More)


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