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Witnessed resuscitation - exploring the attitudes and practices of the emergency staff working in Level I Emergency Departments in the province of KwaZulu- Natal

TJ Goodenough
Curationis | Vol 26, No 2 | a785 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v26i2.785 | © 2003 TJ Goodenough | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 September 2003 | Published: 27 September 2003

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Aim: The aim of this study was to explore the attitudes and practices of witnessed resuscitation by the staff working in Level I Emergency Departments in the province of KwaZulu- Natal. Witnessed resuscitation involves the ‘medical’ resuscitation of the patient with their relatives or loved ones present in the resuscitation room (Boyd, 2000:171).

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