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Improving basic life support training for medical students

Authors Lami M, Nair P, Gadhvi K

Received 8 December 2015

Accepted for publication 25 January 2016

Published 9 April 2016 Volume 2016:7 Pages 241—242

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S102111

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Peer reviewers approved by Dr Maria Olenick

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Editor who approved publication: Dr Anwarul Azim Majumder


Mariam Lami, Pooja Nair, Karishma Gadhvi

Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, London, UK

Abstract: Questions have been raised about basic life support (BLS) training in medical education. This article addresses the research evidence behind why BLS training is inadequate and suggests recommendations for improving BLS training for medical students.

Keywords: medical education, basic life support
 
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