A journey with mechanical chest compression


This article explains how and why two UK paramedics chose to review, and lead, the UK arm of one of the worlds largest resuscitation research studies. The article begins with an outline of their original work presented in 2002, and their desire to improve upon that study by gaining a greater insight into chest compression practice.This article is the first of 3 papers by the authors into the theories of resuscitation linked to mechanical resuscitation and best practice.

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