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  1. Need for adanced cardiac life-support training in rural, community hospitals.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To define the relative need of the staffs of rural, community hospitals for training in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), identify weaknesses, and modify a standard ACLS course to meet these need.

    Design

    Prospective assessment of knowledge and skills relating to the practice of ACLS.

    Setting

    Rural, community hospitals in southern Wisconsin.

    Interventions

    None.

    Measurements and Main Results

    A well-validated, multiple-option, precourse test for life-support knowledge and clinical judgment was administered to the staff nurses, respiratory therapists, and practicing physicians of 12 rural, community hospitals in southern Wisconsin before their participation in a modified, extended, ACLS course, using the pre-1992 American Heart Association standards and guidelines.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Hôpital, Milieu rural, Soin intensif, Réanimation cardiocirculatoire, Enseignement, Besoin, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hospital, Rural environment, Intensive care, Intensive cardiocirculatory care, Teaching, Need, Human, United States, North America, America

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0450783

    Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199406.