Pals: paediatric resuscitation
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Pals: paediatric resuscitation

Joanna Bruce-Jones Resuscitation Training Officer, King's Healthcare, London

Joanna Bruce-Jones shows how Paediatric Advanced Life Support is revolutionising the delivery of care for critically ill or injured children

Resuscitation attempts have been described throughout history, (1) but until 1960, successful resuscitation was limited to occasional victims of respiratory arrest By the early 1970’s the American Heart Association (AHA) had recognised the need for standardised courses in Advanced Cardiac life Support (ACLS).

Emergency Nurse. 2, 1, 7-9. doi: 10.7748/en.2.1.7.s3

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