Death by hyperventilation: A common and life-threatening problem during cardiopulmonary resuscitation

@article{Aufderheide2004DeathBH,
  title={Death by hyperventilation: A common and life-threatening problem during cardiopulmonary resuscitation},
  author={Tom P. Aufderheide and Keith G. Lurie},
  journal={Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={32},
  pages={S345-S351}
}
Context:This translational research initiative focused on the physiology of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) initiated by a clinical observation of consistent hyperventilation by professional rescuers in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. This observation generated scientific hypotheses that could only ethically be tested in the animal laboratory. Objective:To examine the hypothesis that excessive ventilation rates during performance of CPR by overzealous but well-trained rescue personnel… 
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