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CPR by medics: Continuous pumping not a good idea

Continuous chest compressions during cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by emergency medical responders do not offer survival advantages when compared to interrupting manual chest pumping to perform rescue breathing, says a study. CPR is the effort to restore a pulse and respiration in people whose heartbeat and breathing have suddenly ceased. The study found that patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest who received ... Read More »