SUDDEN DEATH: The Myth Behind CPR’s Efficacy
The big secret about CPR is that it seldom works. California Healthline columnist Jeff Stryker interviews a medical sociologist who has taken a comprehensive look at the practice of CPR in hospital emergency rooms. Does all that thumping, sticking, and defibrillating do any good? Stefan Timmermans, a Belgium-born medical sociologist who teaches at Brandeis University, answers this and more.
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