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Extensive soft tissue trauma due to prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation using an automated chest compression (ACC) device

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  • Contributors MD gathered the data. RG was responsible for the survey. TM submitted the manuscript. The use of ACC is an effective and well-validated treatment in resuscitation. Our picture will show that prolongated use can have side effects. But most of them are uncritical and have no negative influence in the outcome of return of circulation.

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