New Clinical Research on Heads-up CPR in Cardiac Arrest

In this episode of the Disaster Podcast, we talk about advances in heads-up CPR. Dr. Joe Holley joins us for a clinical episode this week and we engage in a discussion about the latest in research around cardiac arrest management.

first responders cpr cardiac arrestThe use of heads-up CPR with an impedance threshold device (ITD) and high-quality manual and mechanical compressions leads to better patient outcomes with neurologically intact survival in both shockable and unshockable heart rhythms.

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This episode included meterologist and ski patrol first responder Kyle Nelson and is hosted by Jamie Davis and Sam Bradley.

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