02 May 2023

Volume 13 | Issue 2

ISSN (Online): 2052-4889

CPR-induced consciousness (CPR-IC) out-of-hospital care: a scoping review protocol

CPR-IC has proven problematic to practitioners attending out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCAs) as patients hinder resuscitative efforts through a range of actions. Patients have withdrawn from compressions, removed airway devices, presented with combativeness and agitation, and physically obstructed rescuers by pushing or grabbing at them (Doan et al, 2020).

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