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Doctors’ life-support skills fade after training
Yahoo! News

Doctors and nurses are trained in how to save a cardiac arrest victim’s life, but those skills can fade quickly if they’re not used, a new study shows. In a review of 11 international studies, researchers found that health providers’ skills in advanced life support typically deteriorated six months to a year after training, based on test performance. That’s concerning, since the standard guideline calls for re-training every two years, note the researchers, led by Dr. Matthew Huei-Ming Ma of National Taiwan University Hospital.