Recommendations for Life-Supporting First-Aid training of the lay public for disaster preparedness.

Abstract

In catastrophic disasters such as major earthquakes in densely populated regions, effective Life-Supporting First-Aid (LSFA) and basic rescue can be administered to the injured by previously trained, uninjured survivors (co-victims). Administration of LSFA immediately after disaster strikes can add to the overall medical response and help to diminish the… (More)

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@article{Angus1993RecommendationsFL, title={Recommendations for Life-Supporting First-Aid training of the lay public for disaster preparedness.}, author={Derek C. Angus and Ernesto A. Pretto and Jason Abrams and Peter J Safar}, journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine}, year={1993}, volume={8 2}, pages={157-60} }