Public expectations of survival following cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

@article{Jones2000PublicEO,
  title={Public expectations of survival following cardiopulmonary resuscitation.},
  author={Gary K. Jones and Kori L. Brewer and Herbert G. Garrison},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={
          48-53
        }
}
UNLABELLED Previous studies have demonstrated that the public maintains unrealistic expectations of the potential for successful recovery following administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Others have attributed this phenomenon to misrepresentation of CPR outcomes on television and other sources of public information. OBJECTIVES To determine public expectations of CPR and correlate these expectations with various sources of information regarding CPR, including age, television… CONTINUE READING

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