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BET 3: The efficacy of chest compressions in paediatric traumatic arrest
  1. Fiona Bowles,
  2. Kat Rawlinson
  1. Wessex Deanery, UK


A short-cut review was carried out to establish whether cardiac compressions are beneficial in children in traumatic cardiac arrest. Forty-eight unique papers were found using the reported searches but none were relevant to the clinical question. It is concluded that there is no evidence available to answer the question posed and that local guidelines should be followed.

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