[Lay-rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)--controversies in emergency medicine: lay-rescuer CPR with or without mouth-to-mouth ventilation].

  • Benno B Wolcke
  • Published 2013 in
    Anasthesiologie, Intensivmedizin, Notfallmedizin…

Abstract

An analysis of literature results reveals differences concerning the need for rescue breathing in lay-rescuer cardiopulmonary-resuscitation (CPR). Observational studies on large registries have shown improved survival rates with standard CPR (chest compressions and rescue breathing) compared to continuous chest compressions (CCC). This applies especially… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1355237

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