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Chest compressions: Radical change to practice?Nov 9, 2012 14:30 EST
It's supposed to be a foregone conclusion (right?), but one debate at AHA 2012 provided convincing arguments against chest compressions. This could be a major paradigm shift: To compress or not to compress?
Capucci A, Aschieri D, Pelizzonia V et al. Improved survival in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest by not performing CPR: Comparison of two response systems in the same city. Heart Rhythm Society 2012 Special Abstract Session. Available here.