The primacy of basics in advanced life support

Douglas Chamberlain, Michael Frenneaux, David Fletcher

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The standards required for optimal effect of chest compressions and the degree to which most practice falls short of ideal have not been widely appreciated. This review highlights some of the important data now available and offers a haemodynamic explanation that broadens current concepts.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)198-202
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Critical Care
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2009


  • audit
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • haemodynamic effects

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