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Knowledge, Attitude and Performance Ability of Automated External Defibrillator and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation among Korean University Students
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Knowledge, Attitude and Performance Ability of Automated External Defibrillator and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation among Korean University Students
Kim, Mi Hwa; Lee, Eun-Sook; Jun, Sang-Eun;
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This study examined the level of knowledge, attitude, and performance ability of automated external defibrillator (AED) and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) among university students who were not in health-related majors and to explore the relationships among these variables. In this study, 291 students were recruited from 3 universities in D city. Among them, 77.0% had ever seen or heard of AED and 61.9% did not know how to use it. The levels of knowledge, attitudes and performance ability differed significantly according to the CPR training experience and AED awareness (p<.002~.001). The performance ability showed significant correlations with knowledge (r
Attitude;Automated external defibrillator;Cardiopulmonary resuscitation;Knowledge;Performance ability;
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