Monday, December 14, 2015

The teaching goes that if you’re not breaking ribs, you’re not doing chest compressions correctly. You have to be doing at least 100 compressions a minute. With your hands, you are literally trying to physically pump the blood out of the heart to the brain and other critical organs. Violence is absolutely necessary here.

"My Thoughts While Doing Chest Compressions," by anthropologist/MD Kimberly Sue, in Somatosphere.

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