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Mouth-to-mouth ventilation

VOL: 98, ISSUE: 12, PAGE NO: 43PHIL JEVON, RESUSCITATION OFFICER, MANOR HOSPITAL, WALSALLSponsored by PfizerMouth-to-mouth ventilation is a quick, effective way of providing adequate oxygenation and ventilation when a patient has stopped breathing (Wenzel et al., 1994). Nurses need to be familiar with the technique in case they need to perform it when ventilatory equipment is not available.

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