Ep. 139: Deep Dive Chest compressions and Football Pads

Everyone witnessed the tragic event of Damar Hamlin’s cardiac arrest during an NFL Football game.  While he had a great outcome, there remains a paucity of algorithms in managing cardiac arrest emergencies in equipment-laden athletes.  Expert consensus begins with research in the field of cardiac arrest for equipment laden athletes.  In this deep dive we delve into the quality in chest compressions on patients with football pads.

 In this podcast, we interview the lead author

Jennifer Longo 

Assistant Professor 

Rowan University

on the manuscript: 

An Evaluation of the Quality of CPR Chest Compressions Performed on Football-Equipped and Obese Simulation Manikins

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As always THANK YOU for listening.

Hawnwan Philip Moy MD (@pecpodcast)

Scott Goldberg MD, MPH (@EMS_Boston)

Jeremiah Escajeda MD, MPH (@jerescajeda)

Joelle Donofrio-Odmann DO (@PEMems)

Maia Dorsett MD PhD (@maiadorsett)

Lekshmi Kumar MD, MPH(@Gradymed1)

Greg Muller DO (@DrMuller_DO)

Ariana Weber MD (@aweberMD4)

Rebecca Cash PhD (@CashRebeccaE)

Michael Kim MD (@michaelkim_md)

Rachel Stemerman PhD (@steminformatics)

Nikolai Arendovich MD

Elijah Robinson MD

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