Sánchez González et al. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017; 96(13):e6515
Importance of Conclusion
This study shows lack of agreement between human raters and the feedback device in assessing the quality of external chest compressions.
- There are differences in accuracy in the evaluation of ECC skills among human raters using classical visual analysis and a mechanical feedback device with dedicated software.
- Mechanical devices such as the manikin used in the study with audiovisual feedback and others ensure accurate feedback about skills, enabling corrections and improvements that help guarantee correct training.
- Devices that provide audiovisual feedback are also useful in human CPR.
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