The Effectiveness of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training Using Feedback System on Chest Compression: A Comparative Study Between Doctor and Nurse


High-quality chest compression, adequate depth and rate, and minimal interruption are needed to improve the survival rate of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Currently, CPR training with feedback system is considered to give high-quality CPR. Although doctor and nurse have a different educational background, both professions require proficiency in delivering CPR. This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of CPR training with a feedback system to the quality, depth, and rate of chest compression between doctors and nurses. This study was a cross-sectional study that involved 16 doctors and 19 nurses in CPR training with CPR feedback system. The quality, depth, and rate of chest compression performing by a group of doctors and a group of nurses were analyzed before and after CPR training. Data were collected and analyzed statistically. The results show that in the nurse group, there was a significant difference in quality, depth, and rate of compression before and after the training (p=0.000, p=0.000, p=0.000). In the doctor group, there was a significant difference of depth and quality of chest compression before and after the training (p=0.010, p=0.001). When comparing doctor and nurse group after training, no significant differences were observed in doing CPR (p=0.310, p=0.288, p=0.440).

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