New study evaluates current neonatal resuscitation guidelines

A new randomized control trial compares the current recommendations of ventilation and chest compression versus ventilation during neonatal resuscitation using an ovine model of bradycardia. Findings from the study will be ...


Reversing death: The weird history of resuscitation

Most of us probably know—more or less—how to resuscitate one of our fellow human beings. Even if you haven't taken a course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), you've probably seen the technique many times on television ...


CPR quality impacts survival in in-hospital cardiac arrest

(HealthDay)—For patients with in-hospital cardiac arrest, the number of pauses greater than 10 seconds during resuscitation impacts survival, according to a study recently published in AACN Advanced Critical Care.

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What to know about bystander CPR and coronavirus risk

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't changed the fact that bystanders play a crucial role in improving survival rates for cardiac arrest. But providing potentially lifesaving CPR requires extra considerations amid the coronavirus ...

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