LITFL Review 336

LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog – Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog Welcome to the 336th LITFL Review! Your regular and reliable source for the highest highlights, sneakiest sneak peeks and loudest shout-outs from the webbed world of emergency medicine

Podcast #99 – Does Mechanical CPR Work?

The first time you see it, there can be any number of emotions.  On some patients, it looks like their chest is being caved in by a machine.  On other patients, it feels like a smooth and controlled aspect of an otherwise difficult resuscitation.  There are many opinions and stories about mechanical cardiopulmonary resuscitation (mCPR),