Recognising the Acutely Unwell

Recognising the Acutely Unwell

Recognising the Acutely Unwell Recognising the acutely unwell and prevention of Cardiac Arrest is the first link in the Resuscitation Council’s Chain of Survival.  It’s the first link because if we can recognise problems earlier they are easier to deal...
Importance of Respiratory Rate

Importance of Respiratory Rate

The Importance of respiratory rate Why is respiratory rate so important? The importance of respiratory rate is that it has been shown to be an important marker of illness and predictor of cardiac arrest.  A normal adult respiratory rate is 12-18/min.  Ventilation is...