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  • Dr. Steven Horwitz

COVID and CPR: Just Get Started!

"In resuscitation of adults and children, the healthcare provider is now instructed to give rapid chest compressions and to defibrillate as soon as possible without delay for application of masks or other PPE. "Delays due to mask retrieval may increase the risk of death for the patient from delayed CPR while providing little benefit to the provider," according to the latest interim guidance."