As SCA is the number one cause of unexpected deaths in the United States, it is imperative that our citizens are educated on the proper way to perform continuous chest compression
CPR, so they gain the confidence to assist in the event of an emergency," says Ben Bobrow, M.
Our EMS ambulances, equipment, and training give our first responders an effective method of performing chest compressions
, which in turn increases a victim's chance of survival.
As the trial demonstrates, balancing the correct number of breaths with the exact depth and rate of chest compressions
in real-life CPR performance is actually a very complex process with a high likelihood of human error," said Benjamin S.
By providing cardiac arrest patients with the AutoPulse's consistent, uninterrupted chest compressions
, we believe these patients will be treated with one of the most effective devices for circulatory support and have an improved chance of survival," said Jonathan A.
They could attend to other life-saving procedures and had the ability to analyze a patient's condition without experiencing the fatigue resulting from performing chest compressions
," Palka said.
The ability to provide consistent, uninterrupted chest compressions
, especially during patient transport, is a critical aspect of quality CPR essential to saving lives and advancing resuscitation.
The American Heart Association recommends bystanders who are not trained or willing to provide rescue breathing with CPR to provide "hands-only" chest compressions
for adults who have cardiac arrests outside of a hospital.
While this difference didn't achieve statistical significance, it certainly argues that chest compression
alone is at least as good as standard CPR, Dr.
market that could see chest compressions
and guide rescuers to the proper depth and rate of chest compressions
The current American Heart Association guidelines call for at least 100 chest compressions
per minute for at least two minutes prior to using an AED machine.
Olav~s Hospital HF (Ipswich 883,974,832) to procure new chest compression
system to the clinic for Anesti and Emergency Medicine at St.
LUCAS Chest Compression
System is an easy-to-use and lightweight device that provides quality chest compressions
according to the European Resuscitation Council and American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation).