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Once bitten, twice shy! A mother’s reluctance to put BLS training into use ever again
  1. V P Balasubramaniam1,
  2. A T Isaac1,
  3. M J Crawford1,
  4. D S Urquhart2
  1. 1Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, UK
  2. 2Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr V P Balasubramaniam
    Pilgrim Hospital, 56 Margarat Drive, Boston PE21 9AL, UK; vpbals{at}

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A 2-year-old child became cyanosed and apnoeic while having a febrile convulsion. The child’s mother, who had previously undertaken Basic Life Support (BLS) training, noticed the bluish discolouration of the child’s lips. She was concerned that this had …

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