Comparison of Heart Proportions Compressed by Chest Compressions Between Geriatric and Nongeriatric Patients Using Mathematical Methods and Chest Computed Tomography: A Retrospective Study

Kyung Hun Yoo
Kyung Hun Yoo
Heekyung Lee
Heekyung Lee
Juncheol Lee
Juncheol Lee
Solji Kim
Solji Kim

ANNALS OF GERIATRIC MEDICINE AND RESEARCH, pp. 130-136, 2018.

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Background: Current guidelines recommended that chest compression depths during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) should be at least one-fifth of the external chest anteriorposterior (AP) diameter. The chest AP diameter increases because of dorsal kyphosis, senile emphysema, and poor lung compliance associated with aging. This study aim...More

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