Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

What is Cardiopulmonary resuscitation?

Restoration of cardiac output and pulmonary ventilation following cardiac arrest and apnea, using artificial respiration and manual closed-chest compression or open-chest cardiac massage.

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My brother has been on a vent for 2 months. They have tried weaning to no success. He has cirrhosis . He is awake and alert. He is no shape to be...

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DNR directive must be approved by patient or his closest familly if patient is unconscious or unaware of his condition. This...

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I had my xiphoid fractured during CPR 20 years ago the last few years it has developed into a lump that is quite painful and hard to take a full...

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Is it customary to wait for the person's heart to stop beating before beginning CPR? If so, what should one do in the meantime?

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