Perceived self-efficacy in performing and willingness to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation in an elderly population in a suburban community.

@article{Swor2003PerceivedSI,
  title={Perceived self-efficacy in performing and willingness to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation in an elderly population in a suburban community.},
  author={Robert A. Swor and Scott Compton and Lynn Farr and Sue Kokko and Fern Vining and Rebecca G Pascual and Raymond E. Jackson},
  journal={American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={65-70}
}
BACKGROUND Older persons are the group most likely to respond to cardiac arrests in private residences. OBJECTIVE To characterize the knowledge about, attitudes toward, and perceived self-efficacy of older persons in learning and providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. METHODS A total of 2743 surveys were mailed to adults 55 years and older who resided… CONTINUE READING