Chest-compression-only versus standard cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a meta-analysis.

  title={Chest-compression-only versus standard cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Michael Huepfl and Harald F. Selig and Peter Nagele},
  volume={376 9752},
BACKGROUND In out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, dispatcher-assisted chest-compression-only bystander CPR might be superior to standard bystander CPR (chest compression plus rescue ventilation), but trial findings have not shown significantly improved outcomes. We aimed to establish the association of chest-compression-only CPR with survival in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. METHODS Medline and Embase were systematically reviewed for studies published between January, 1985, and… CONTINUE READING
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