Fractured ribs and other injuries are common as a result of CPR. They are considered acceptable consequences of the procedure. The priority is to save a life. The onset of early chest compressions (CPR) is a critical link in the Chain of Survival (we will cover this in the next couple of weeks).
What's More Important Than Saving Lives?
The Actions For Survival team is committed to doing just that and providing as much help as possible to ensure more lives are saved in New Zealand in 2022.