British Heart Foundation recommends early defibrillation

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6981.735b (Published 18 March 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:735
  1. M C Colquhoun,
  2. B L Pentecost
  1. General practitioner Court Road Surgery, Malvern WR14 3BL
  2. Medical director British Heart Foundation, London W1H 4DH

    EDITOR,—Anthony Avery and Mike Pringle emphasise the need for general practitioners to be adequately equipped and trained to provide optimal care in medical emergencies.1 They emphasise the value of early defibrillation in the management of cardiac arrest, which in many cases could be provided by an appropriately equipped general practitioner. In recent …

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