The Relationship between Emergency Medical Services Staff Knowledge of Basic Life Support Indicators

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Masoud Raeisi
Amin Saberinia
Ali Arhami Dolatabadi
Parvin Kashani

Abstract

Introduction: One of the most important steps to save patients is to perform resuscitation. The aim of this study was to investigate the knowledge and practice of emergency personnel in Tehran regarding the baseline level of resuscitation operations.

Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was performed on 200 emergency personnel working in Tehran. The level of awareness questionnaire with 45 qualifications and the base of BLS indicators was prepared and collected.

Results: According to Chi-square test, there was a significant correlation between age and practical score. Also, there was a significant relationship between the ALS courses and the acquired theoretical score.

Conclusion: The results of the increase in awareness of this study in relation to previous studies in Iran and especially in the region show that during the last few years, the level of knowledge of medical emergencies personnel has had good improvement, while on the other hand, although there has been improvement in the performance compared with last few years.

Keywords:
Awareness, emergency personnel, BLS.

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How to Cite
Raeisi, M., Saberinia, A., Dolatabadi, A. A., & Kashani, P. (2019). The Relationship between Emergency Medical Services Staff Knowledge of Basic Life Support Indicators. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International, 31(6), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.9734/jpri/2019/v31i630323
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Original Research Article

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