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Korean Journal of Anesthesiology 1969;2(1):65-70.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4097/kjae.1969.2.1.65   
External Cardiopulmonary Rususcitation for Cardiac Arrest: Case Report.
Chung Kie Park, Yung Dal Park
Department of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, Pusan National University, Korea.
Abstract
Nine cases of cardiac arrest caused by various conditions and circumstances has been reported. 1. All of them were resuscitated by external cardiac massage but one of them had very poor physical; conditions because of delay in management. 4 cases made an uncomplicated recovery and 5 cases expired. Acute and chronic hypoxia was suspected as the most commoncause of cardiac arrest in these cases. 3. Of the expired 5 cases, intravenous injection of potassium chloride was suspected as the cause in one case. Another one was due to spinal anesthesia. 4. External cardiac massage might be an excellent method of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


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