CPR at the bingo hall
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CPR at the bingo hall

Toby Rees-Davies Third-year adult nursing student, University of Cardiff

Drawing on basic life support training, one student leapt into action to help a woman experiencing a cardiac arrest

Three weeks into my first year of nurse training I led on an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. I was at bingo with my mother and grandmother when a woman in her fifties collapsed. By the time I reached the woman, a crowd had gathered and she had been put in the recovery position. But I noticed she was showing signs of cyanosis.

Nursing Standard. 33, 5, 35-35. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.5.35.s16

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