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Letters The face of CPR

The face of CPR: is Annie still OK?

BMJ 2021; 372 doi: (Published 25 January 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:n191
  1. Elisabeth A Wilson, geriatric medicine registrar,
  2. Annie Archer, geriatric medicine registrar
  1. Care of the Elderly Department, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol BS1 3NU, UK
  1. libbywilson24{at}

The story behind Resusci Annie and her legacy is interesting,1 but the manikins I have encountered in medical simulation training have been exclusively male. Even Annie’s face on first aid training manikins conflicts with the male body that often accompanies …

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