Relative effectiveness of interposed abdominal compression CPR: sensitivity analysis and recommended compression rates.
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Resuscitation, ISSN: 0300-9572, Vol: 66, Issue: 3, Page: 347-55
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- Medicine; Nursing; Coronary perfusion pressure; Guidelines; Heart arrest; IAC-CPR; Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering
Interposed abdominal compression, IAC-CPR incorporates alternating chest and abdominal compressions to generate enhanced artificial circulation during cardiac arrest. The technique has been generally successful in improving blood flow and survival compared to standard CPR; however, some questions remain.