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VOLUME 24 , ISSUE 2 ( February, 2020 ) > List of Articles


Awareness during Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Ali Asghar, Bushra Salim, Saqiba Tahir, Fahad Islam, Muhammad F Khan

Keywords : Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Life support, Responsiveness

Citation Information : Asghar A, Salim B, Tahir S, Islam F, Khan MF. Awareness during Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. Indian J Crit Care Med 2020; 24 (2):136-137.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23345

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-02-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Checking responsiveness is the mainstay in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). It is rare in the clinical situation when the patient requires resuscitation despite the presence of wakefulness. We report a case in which the patient presented with flat arterial line and absence carotid pulse while he was awake. A thorough literature review will also be discussed.

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