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A student's perspective: are medical students adequately trained in BLS?

Authors Oyewole T, Oyewole F

Received 27 September 2016

Accepted for publication 9 October 2016

Published 25 November 2016 Volume 2016:7 Pages 645—646


Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Md Anwarul Majumder

Tobi Oyewole,1 Folashade Oyewole2

1University of Liverpool – The School of Medicine, Liverpool, 2Imperial College London, London, UK
We read with great interest the article by Lami et al regarding improving basic life support (BLS) training for medical students.1 We agree that BLS skills are vital for junior doctors. The days of trial by fire have long gone away, and junior doctors and medical students need to feel that they are adequately trained to handle emergency situations they may face in hospital. 
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