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Can chest compressions on a beating heart damage the heart?

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management
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In brief: CPR

Depends how hard the compressions are.
Usually this is done on an emergency basis when there is no pulse (no beating heart) and the benefits outweigh the risks.

In brief: CPR

Depends how hard the compressions are.
Usually this is done on an emergency basis when there is no pulse (no beating heart) and the benefits outweigh the risks.
Dr. Bahman Omrani
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