New CPR promises better results by compressing abdomen, not chest


     A biomedical engineer at Purdue University has developed an alternative CPR compression technique that is nothing like we’ve seen before. It’s a new method of performing chest compressions on a patient that appears effective and is the second alternative we’ve seen that downplays the step of rescue breathing.

     Although this news item was released back in September of this year, it appears in print in this month’s issue of JEMS.

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