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Specific catheter laboratory focused training should be given to all staff working in this area, including training in the protocols contained in this document, and emergency drills for mechanical cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), emergency pacing, pericardiocentesis and ventricular assist devices.IC
Cognitive aids may be used in the catheter laboratory to assist with the conduct of emergency protocols including the cognitive aids provided in this document.IIbC
After an unexpected cardiac arrest or a prolonged emergency situation we recommend that the senior clinician leads a debrief with his team on the same day as the emergency situation in which aspects of performance are analysed.IIbC