Comparison of prehospital conventional and simultaneous compression-ventilation cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Abstract

Nine hundred ninety-four patients were enrolled in a field trial in which ambulance crews were randomly assigned to use simultaneous compression-ventilation (SC-V) CPR or conventional CPR procedures in the prehospital setting. Survival to hospital admission and to discharge was superior in the conventional CPR group vs. the experimental group (p less than… (More)

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