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Should you give cpr if you feel only a faint pulse?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: No

CPR only if you do not feel the pulse.

In brief: No

CPR only if you do not feel the pulse.
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Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine

In brief: No

If you can feel a pulse, no matter how faint, you should not perform cpr. If a pulse is present, the heart is still providing blood flow to vital organs and performing CPR could disrupt this process.

In brief: No

If you can feel a pulse, no matter how faint, you should not perform cpr. If a pulse is present, the heart is still providing blood flow to vital organs and performing CPR could disrupt this process.
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