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Cha and colleagues1 conducted a study to determine the proper hand position on the sternum for external chest compression to generate a maximal haemodynamic effect during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). They concluded that compression of the sternum at the sternoxiphoid junction might be more effective to compress the ventricles. However, as evidenced by a case report,2 CPR is likely most effective …
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