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Decision about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
What is this leaflet about?
Cardiopulmonary arrest means that both the heart and breathing has stopped. CPR stands for CardioPulmonary Resuscitation and is an emergency treatment that may restart the heart and breathing. This leaflet outlines what CPR is and the consent process for allowing this to be administered.
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Who produced this leaflet?
Resuscitation Council (UK)
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