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Can you do chest compressions on someone who previously had stents placed in the heart?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
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In brief: Yes

Yes you can - CPR is the only thing left to save their life if they are in cardiac arrest.

In brief: Yes

Yes you can - CPR is the only thing left to save their life if they are in cardiac arrest.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Yes

Chest compression therapy in a cardiac arrest is not limited by the patient having had stents or a bypass operation.

In brief: Yes

Chest compression therapy in a cardiac arrest is not limited by the patient having had stents or a bypass operation.
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
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