Improved retention of the EMS activation component (EMSAC) in adult CPR education.

@article{Bilger1997ImprovedRO,
  title={Improved retention of the EMS activation component (EMSAC) in adult CPR education.},
  author={M C Bilger and B C Giesen and Peter Wollan and Roger D. White},
  journal={Resuscitation},
  year={1997},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={219-24}
}
This study was undertaken to determine whether using a model-telephone to simulate the emergency medical services activation component (EMSAC) during adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training practice would lead to better retention of this component during end-of-class assessment. In a prospective randomized manner, 233 medical professionals and lay-persons taking American Heart Association (AHA) CPR classes were evaluated for EMSAC retention during CPR skills performance at the end of… CONTINUE READING

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