Resuscitating patients who have a cardiac arrest in hospital
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Resuscitating patients who have a cardiac arrest in hospital

Ken Spearpoint Consultant nurse, resuscitation, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London

This article examines current guidance, recommendations and research on optimal management of patients who experience a cardiac arrest in hospital. The role of nurses is also explored.

Nursing Standard. 23, 14,48-57. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.12.23.14.48.c6735

Correspondence

ken.spearpoint@imperial.nhs.uk

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This article has been subject to double blind peer review