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Title: Improvement of Skills in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation of Pediatric Residents by Recorded Video Feedbacks
Authors: Nattachai Anantasit
Jarin Vaewpanich
Teeradej Kuptanon
Haruitai Kamalaporn
Anant Khositseth
Mahidol University
Keywords: Medicine
Issue Date: 1-Nov-2016
Citation: Indian Journal of Pediatrics. Vol.83, No.11 (2016), 1242-1247
Abstract: © 2016, Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation. Objective: To evaluate the pediatric residents’ cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills, and their improvements after recorded video feedbacks. Methods: Pediatric residents from a university hospital were enrolled. The authors surveyed the level of pediatric resuscitation skill confidence by a questionnaire. Eight psychomotor skills were evaluated individually, including airway, bag-mask ventilation, pulse check, prompt starting and technique of chest compression, high quality CPR, tracheal intubation, intraosseous, and defibrillation. The mock code skills were also evaluated as a team using a high-fidelity mannequin simulator. All the participants attended a concise Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) lecture, and received video-recorded feedback for one hour. They were re-evaluated 6 wk later in the same manner. Results: Thirty-eight residents were enrolled. All the participants had a moderate to high level of confidence in their CPR skills. Over 50 % of participants had passed psychomotor skills, except the bag-mask ventilation and intraosseous skills. There was poor correlation between their confidence and passing the psychomotor skills test. After course feedback, the percentage of high quality CPR skill in the second course test was significantly improved (46 % to 92 %, p = 0.008). Conclusions: The pediatric resuscitation course should still remain in the pediatric resident curriculum and should be re-evaluated frequently. Video-recorded feedback on the pitfalls during individual CPR skills and mock code case scenarios could improve short-term psychomotor CPR skills and lead to higher quality CPR performance.
ISSN: 09737693
Appears in Collections:Scopus 2016-2017

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