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Efficacy of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the Microgravity EnvironmentEnd tidal carbon dioxide (EtCO 2) has been previously shown to be an effective non-invasive tool for estimating cardiac output during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Animal models have shown that this diagnostic adjunct can be used as a predictor of survival when EtCO 2 values are maintained above 25% of prearrest values.
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Document Type
Preprint (Draft being sent to journal)
Johnston, Smith L.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Campbell, Mark R.
(Wyle Labs., Inc. Houston, TX, United States)
Billica, Roger D.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Gilmore, Stevan M.
(Wright State Univ. Dayton, OH, United States)
Date Acquired
November 9, 2015
Publication Date
May 1, 2001
Subject Category
Aerospace Medicine
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Public Use Permitted.

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