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Chest compressions: What should I do if the chest fails to rise during CPR?

There are cases when CPR is vital but start with chest compressions first. The traditional steps in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) involves rescue breathing. Oftentimes, the initial rescue breath during CPR will not allow the chest to rise. The process involves opening the airway and blowing air into the lungs. Even though it sounds simple, opening […]