News tagged with resuscitation

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Women perform worse in CPR

Does it matter whether a man or a woman carries out CPR? Researchers at the University of Basel and University Hospital Basel have shown that female resuscitation teams performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation less efficiently ...

May 08, 2017
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Mechanical versus manual CPR may be too close to call

Pushing on the chest to simulate the heart’s rhythmic pumping action is an essential part of cardiopulmonary resuscitation after cardiac arrest. In recent decades, manufacturers have developed several mechanical devices ...

Jan 19, 2011
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Prolonging CPR doesn't help heart patients: study

A study involving nearly 10,000 cardiac arrest patients from 10 North American regions has shown that extending the period of initial cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by paramedics and firefighters from one to three minutes ...

Aug 31, 2011
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