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General practitioners should be trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6981.736c (Published 18 March 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:736
  1. A Ravalia,
  2. P Jones
  1. Consultant anaesthetist Registrar in anaesthetics Kingston Hospital, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 7QB

    EDITOR,—Anthony Avery and Mike Pringle's recommendations regarding emergency care in general practice are useful, but we cannot visualise every general practitioner carrying a defibrillator, as well as all the other items mentioned, while doing his or her home visits.1

    As anaesthetists, we are constantly appalled at the lack of basic resuscitation …

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