Tagged: cardiopulmonary resuscitation


New technology at St George’s is pushing the boundaries and saving lives

New technology at St George’s is pushing the boundaries and saving lives

News & events| 30 Mar 2012 | Tags: cardiopulmonary resuscitation chest compression device CPR LUCAS 2

Heart patients treated at St George’s Hospital, London, are benefiting from cutting-edge technology that is helping clinicians to save the lives of those who have suffered a cardiac arrest. The LUCAS 2 is an automated chest compression device that takes over the ‘cardiac massage’ part of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) when …