[Noisebridge-discuss] Extremely sketchy event w/ bikes just now
Ken M. Haggerty
kenmhaggerty at gmail.com
Sun Apr 14 02:18:51 UTC 2013
The most recent thing I've read about CPR says that hands-only chest
pumping is the only effective part of CPR; i.e., mouth-to-mouth
resuscitation does very little.
Found an article:
Here is the American Heart Association page:
The right tempo for chest compression is "Stayin' Alive" by the Bee Gees
On Sat, Apr 13, 2013 at 7:07 PM, Gopiballava Flaherty <gopiballava at gmail.com
> On Apr 13, 2013, at 11:54, Drew McDermott <drewmcdermott2002 at gmail.com>
> CPR breaks your ribs, has a very low success rate, and even when
> successful, your quality
> of life post-successful-CPR is horrible.
> Here's more info:
> The survey presented is specifically:
> "Preferences of physician-participants for treatment given a scenario of
> irreversible brain injury without terminal illness"
> That survey result isn't a surprise and is fairly reasonable.
> Aren't the outcomes for younger people without significant prior medical
> problems a lot better than average?
> It is my understanding that quality of life post-CPR is related to pre-CPR
> quality of life. In other words, if you were otherwise healthy pre-CPR then
> your odds are pretty decent, but if you were in poor health beforehand then
> you're probably going to be in bad or worse shape.
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