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From confident medical students to confident doctors through exposure to simulated and clinical resuscitation

Authors Abdoolraheem MY, Farwana M

Received 22 January 2018

Accepted for publication 24 February 2018

Published 19 April 2018 Volume 2018:9 Pages 273—274

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S163378

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Md Anwarul Majumder


Mohammad Yusuf Abdoolraheem,1 Mohammad Farwana2
1GKT School of Medical Education, King’s College London, UK; 2Frimley Health Foundation Trust, Camberley, UK

We read with great interest the research article published by Aggarwal and Khan1 concerning the experiences of final-year medical students in terms of both cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and discussions of advanced directives during clinical placements. While we would agree with the concluding opinion that there should be standardized formal education concerning CPR and “Do Not Attempt CPR” (DNACPR); the knowledge and skills developed during theoretical and simulation based teaching should also be complemented by clinical exposure to various scenarios such that the students are more prepared prior to starting their Foundation year training.
 
View the original paper by Aggarwal and Khan. 

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