oa South African Medical Journal - Cardiac arrest and resuscitation - Part II
|Article Title||Cardiac arrest and resuscitation - Part II|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Johannesburg Hospital|
|Publication Date||Jul 1964|
|Pages||506 - 512|
|Keyword(s)||Cardiac arrest, Cardiac massage, Cardiothoracic surgery, Closed-chest resuscitation, Resuscitation and Ventricular fibrillation|
The history of the development of internal and external methods of resuscitating the acutely arrested heart is traced. Several cases, believed to be among the first successful resuscitations of the fibrillating heart in South Africa, are presented.
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