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Is coughing useful during cardiac arrest and why?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

The so called "cough cpr" is not an accepted method of cardiac resusitation.

In brief: No

The so called "cough cpr" is not an accepted method of cardiac resusitation.
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cough

There is no good data on cough really producing enough cardiac output during an arrest to justify the recommendation.
The american heart association does not presently recommend this technique. It is possible it could help but no rigorous studies to prove its value.

In brief: Cough

There is no good data on cough really producing enough cardiac output during an arrest to justify the recommendation.
The american heart association does not presently recommend this technique. It is possible it could help but no rigorous studies to prove its value.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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In brief: Briefly

Cough may cause a cardiac contraction PVC and make some blood flow.
But CPR and defibrillation are better in a bad situation!

In brief: Briefly

Cough may cause a cardiac contraction PVC and make some blood flow.
But CPR and defibrillation are better in a bad situation!
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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