Dr. Gordon Ewy from the University of Arizona is probably the World's leading advocate for "cardiocerebral resuscitation" (as opposed to cardiopulmonary resuscitation). In other words, continuous chest compressions.
The American Heart Association stopped short of advocating continuous chest compressions for professional rescuers in 2005, but Dr. Ewy thinks we may finally be at the "tipping point."
Click HERE to see the report on KOLD-TV News 13 from Tuscon, AZ.
I just love this quote from the Arizona Republic.
"It's OK to be cantankerous and opinionated if you're right," he says. "And we're right."
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