Rescuing cardiac-arrest patients

Podolsky, D.; Newman, R.J.
January 1992
U.S. News & World Report;1/27/92, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p70
Announces the report by doctors at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Paterson, N.J., last week that there were greatly improved survival rates among cardiac-arrest patients who received a new form of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) that includes a push on the abdomen after each push on the chest. How the maneuver works; Survival rate among those on which the maneuver was used; How the procedure can be damaging.


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