Together with our initiator, , we have published a in The Cochrane Library.
This topic ranked second in , where we consulted our stakeholders to identify the 5 most urgent topics to systematically gather the available studies on and synthesize the findings in order to substantiate first aid recommendations.
The main objective of this review is to assess the effects of first aid training for laypeople, compared to no training or other training on:
- The helping behaviour of the persons providing first aid;
- The quality of the first aid provided;
The health outcomes of the people receiving first aid.
In addition, the review will assess the effects of first aid training for laypeople on first aid-related knowledge, skills, self-efficacy, willingness to help, and adverse effects.