Resuscitation RulesBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7248.1545/a (Published 03 June 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1545
- Bart Berden, director of medical affairs.
- Academic Hospital Nijmegen, Netherlands
Tim Hodgetts and Nick Castle
BMJ Books, £13.95, pp 126 ISBN 0727913719
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a procedure that most medical and paramedical professionals are rarely, if ever, required to perform. A Dutch general practitioner, for example, is generally confronted with a resuscitation only once every 18 months. Most trained lay people will never deal with a resuscitation. In order to retain knowledge and skills, it is important to study and practise regularly.
This book contains 60 important rules for basic life support, advanced …