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Manual versus mechanical cardiopulmonary resuscitation in an experimental canine model.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4053636     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Manual and mechanical chest compressions during CPR were compared in the canine model. Endpoints were hemodynamics produced during CPR, resuscitation success at 30 min, 24-h survival, neurologic function of survivors, and CPR-produced trauma. Ten animals in each group underwent 20 min of ventricular fibrillation, during which CPR was performed for 17 min. Hemodynamics produced with manual and mechanical chest compressions were similar. Seven of ten animals in each group were resuscitated. Five animals from the manual group and four animals from the mechanical group survived for 24 h. Neurologic function of survivors was excellent and similar in each group. There was no significant difference in trauma between the two types of chest compression. The similar results for manual and mechanical chest compression in this canine model suggest that different experimental CPR studies can be compared regardless or whether manual or mechanical chest compressions were performed.
K B Kern; A B Carter; R L Showen; W D Voorhees; C F Babbs; W A Tacker; G A Ewy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Critical care medicine     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0090-3493     ISO Abbreviation:  Crit. Care Med.     Publication Date:  1985 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-12-02     Completed Date:  1985-12-02     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0355501     Medline TA:  Crit Care Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  899-903     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Heart Arrest / physiopathology,  therapy*
Nervous System Diseases / etiology
Resuscitation / adverse effects,  methods*
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