Lucas automatic CPR device

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

Presentation

CPR performed and check ET tube position.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male
Photo

Image limited by CPR device overlying the patient. Partially visualized is an endotracheal tube overlying the mid trachea. Partially visualized is a right chest wall defibrillator.

IMPRESSION: ET tube grossly normal in position overlying the mid trachea satisfactorily.

Case Discussion

Usually the CPR device is applied in out-of-hospital arrest and allows the EMS to do extra tasks instead of CPR. It is rare to see this device used in in-hospital cardiac arrests.

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Case information

rID: 42472
Published: 21st Jan 2016
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Cardiac, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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