Knowledge of First Aid Skills Among Students of a Medical College in Mangalore City of South India

@inproceedings{Joseph2014KnowledgeOF,
  title={Knowledge of First Aid Skills Among Students of a Medical College in Mangalore City of South India},
  author={Nadjy Joseph and G. Sujay Kumar and Y. Harish Babu and Maria Nelliyanil and Unnikrishnan Bhaskaran},
  booktitle={Annals of medical and health sciences research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The adequate knowledge required for handling an emergency without hospital setting at the site of the accident or emergency may not be sufficient as most medical schools do not have formal first aid training in the teaching curriculum. AIM The aim of this study is to assess the level of knowledge of medical students in providing first aid care. SUBJECTS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study was conducted during May 2011 among 152 medical students. Data was collected using a self… CONTINUE READING

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