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What is High-Quality CPR? High-quality CPR is cardiopulmonary resuscitation that meets performance metrics set by international resuscitation guidelines. When a patient in cardiac arrest receives high-quality CPR, their chances of survival and neurological outcomes improve. In fact, high-quality CPR makes it up to four times more likely that a victim neurologically recovers. Check out this video on the importance of chest recoil for CPR. Video created by our partners at Master Your Medics. https://www.masteryourmedics.com/

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Flail Chest — defined as two or more contiguous rib fractures with two or more breaks per rib — is one of the most serious of these injuries and is often associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. It occurs when a portion of the chest wall is destabilized, usually from severe blunt force trauma. This alters the mechanics of breathing so that the floating segment of chest wall and soft tissue moves paradoxically in the opposite direction from the rest of the rib cage. Video created by our partners at Master Your Medics. https://www.masteryourmedics.com/

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