San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Inaugural lectures provide an opportunity for academics to share their achievements in research, innovation, engagement and teaching activities before an audience of members of the University community and the general public.
Professor Jerry Nolan - Honorary Professor of Resuscitation Medicine
Back from the brink of death - cardiopulmonary resuscitation, past, present and future
Each year in the UK, ambulance service personnel provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for about 30,000 people who have had a cardiac arrest – 8% survive to leave hospital alive. Survival depends on the optimisation of all ‘links chain of survival’, starting with prompt action from the public. Professor Jerry Nolan will explore the history of CPR, describe current practice and outline future developments.
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