Search Tag: chest compression

ICU Management

Ventilation Rate During Adult CPR with Tracheal Tube

2017 01 Aug

The optimal ventilation rate during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with a tracheal tube is unknown. A new systematic review finds that a ventilation rate recommendation of 10 min-1 during adult CPR with a secure airway (tracheal tube) and no pauses for chest compression is a very weak recommendation based on very low quality evidence. The study,... Read more

Cardiology Management

Depth and Rate of Chest Compression has Impact on Survival

2015 08 Feb

A review of research by UT Southwestern Medical Center Emergency Medicine physicians shows that the depth of chest compressions and the rate at which they are applied can have a significant impact on the survival and recovery of patients. The findings have been published in Circulation and Critical Care Medicine. The reviews show that CPR compressions... Read more