active compression decompression cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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active compression decompression cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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ACD CPR

The use of a hand−held suction device applied to the chest wall during CPR to depress and then decompress the chest. The technique has not been shown to improve outcomes consistently.
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the trial compared survival rates among a control group of 813 cardiac arrest patients receiving standard CPR to an intervention group of 840 receiving ACD CPR, performed using the ResQPump, with an impedance threshold device (ITD), the ResQPOD.