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The Physical Characteristics of 119 EMTs and a Comparison of the Quality in Chest Compressions according to Posture in Pregnant Women Cardiac Arrest -A Mannequin Model lying with a 30° Incline to the Left-
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  • Journal title : Journal of Digital Convergence
  • Volume 13, Issue 11,  2015, pp.197-204
  • Publisher : The Society of Digital Policy and Management
  • DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2015.13.11.197
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The Physical Characteristics of 119 EMTs and a Comparison of the Quality in Chest Compressions according to Posture in Pregnant Women Cardiac Arrest -A Mannequin Model lying with a 30° Incline to the Left-
Park, Dae-Sung;
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This study aims to identify the effects: quality of chest compressions, height and weight of pregnant women cardiac arrest while lying inclined to the left has on the quality of chest compressions administered by 119 EMT. For the purpose of this study, 62 members of 119 EMTs in M, N, S, Y cities and G cities of J province agreed to join in the test and the test was conducted from June 15 to 16 in 2015. Two mannequins (Resusci Anne) were used for the study and the chest compression process was recorded with the use of the Laerdal PC Skill Reporting System. As a result, it was discovered that for patients with a left inclination, who were below 170 cm in height and 65 kg in weight, the proper frequency and depth of compression were unsatisfactory. With this in mind, training programs and instruments that can improve the quality of chest compressions depending on a person`s (patient`s) height and weight should be developed.
119EMTs(Emergency medical technician);Pregnancy women; left inclination;Chest compression;Convergence;
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