Providers give too much ventilation during resuscitations

04/7/2004 | Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, Calif.)

Health care professionals may be giving too much ventilation when trying to resuscitate patients with cardiac arrest, causing hyperventilation that actually could cause detrimental blood pressure changes in those patients, according to a new study from researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin. The research could lead to changes in the training of emergency medical teams and hospital workers nationwide.

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