What needs to be identified and corrected during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Catharine A Bon, MD; Chief Editor: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD  more...
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In addition, identify and correct the following if necessary:

  • Hypovolemia

  • Hypoxia

  • Hydrogen ion (acidosis)

  • Hyperkalemia/hypokalemia and metabolic disorders

  • Hypoglycemia

  • Hypothermia

  • Toxins

  • Tamponade, cardiac

  • Tension pneumothorax

  • Thrombosis, coronary or pulmonary

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