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Airway management

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 42, PAGE NO: 41PHIL JEVON, RESUSCITATION OFFICER, MANOR HOSPITAL, WALSALLTo ensure adequate ventilation during cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, prompt assessment of the patient's airway is essential, together with effective airway management. It may not be possible to restart an arrested myocardium without adequate oxygenation (Resuscitation Council (UK), 2000).

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