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2009-02-05 18:01:00

A Norwegian study suggests interrupting chest compressions during cardiopulmonary resuscitation reduces the chances of heartbeat return after defibrillation. University of Stavanger researchers said they discovered that for every second of a pause in compressions, there is a 1 percent reduction in the likelihood of success. Kenneth Gundersen, who led the study, said he and his colleagues quantified the effect of compression interruptions on the probability of a return of spontaneous...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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