Complications Chest Compressions

Chest compressions is a drastic measure and only to be preformed on a cardiac arrest patient.  Cardiac arrest secondary to respiratory arrest is an entirely different animal than a simple cardiac arrest from heart disease.

Hoke R. S. Chamberlain D. ‘Skeletal chest injuries secondary to cardiopulmonary resuscitation’ Resuscitation 2004;63(3)327-38

Atcheson SG, Fred HL.   ‘Letter: Complications of cardiac resuscitation’  Am Heart J. 1975 Feb;89(2):263-5.







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