Tag Archives: New England Journal Of Medicine
A British bride, who works as a nurse, gave a man CPR when he suddenly collapsed at her wedding, prompting U.K. tabloids to declare she gave the man the “kiss of life.”
Kylie and Russell Cox were slated to get married when a guest collapsed and she gave the man mouth-to-mouth CPR in a purported heart [...]
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A woman called 911 recently and told dispatchers that her grandmother wasn’t breathing. The Columbus firefighter who took the call double-checked the address and phone number and then told the woman that they were going to start CPR together.
She hesitated but answered yes when Russell McGinnis asked whether she knew how to [...]
Comprehensive NIH study helps explain discrepancy in survival rates between cardiac arrests in public and at home
Bystanders Who Only Do Chest Compressions Save Nearly as Many, Researchers Find
By Kathleen Doheny
July 28, 2010 — Bystanders who perform CPR on patients with suspected heart attacks can safely skip the rescue breathing — typically called mouth-to-mouth resuscitation — and just perform the chest compressions, according to two new studies.
”We feel comfortable saying chest compressions alone, [...]