Opioid Safety, Patient Stories, Respiratory Compromise

Is it possible to survive 96-minutes without a heart beat?

Howard Snitzer survived 96-minutes without a heart beat thanks to dedicated volunteer paramedics and a device called capnography.

by Michael Wong

According to the Wall Street Journal:

A little known device is shaking conventional wisdom for reviving people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest: People may be able to go much longer without a pulse than the 20 minutes previously believed.

To see the Mayo Clinic video on Howard Snitzer, please click on the photo below: Read More