A comparison of prolonged manual and mechanical external chest compression after cardiac arrest in dogs.

@article{Wik1996ACO,
  title={A comparison of prolonged manual and mechanical external chest compression after cardiac arrest in dogs.},
  author={Lars Wik and Nicholas G. Bircher and Peter J Safar},
  journal={Resuscitation},
  year={1996},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={241-50}
}
The effects of manual and a new mechanical chest compression device (Heartsaver 2000) during prolonged CPR with respect to haemodynamics and outcome were tested in a prospective, randomized, controlled experimental trial during ventricular fibrillation in 12 dogs of 9-13 kg body weight after 1 min of cardiac arrest. During the first 10 min of CPR the dogs… CONTINUE READING