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Mar 10, 2015

In October 2013, Scotty Weingart was on the show and suggested that closed chest CPR has no role in traumatic cardiac arrest. It made sense because, after all, the things that cause a traumatic arrest won't be helped by closed chest compressions. Tension pneumothorax, pericardial tamponade, hypovolemia from...