Posts Tagged ‘cardiac arrest’

Every Breath You Shouldn't Take

Posted by • July 28th, 2010

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) was developed over 50 years ago as a rapid intervention in patients with cardiac or respiratory arrest. The combination of both external chest compressions and mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing is intended to maintain oxygenation of the brain and the heart. Since its inception, CPR has undergone only minimal revision in method. Decades of… Read More…