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Old January 25, 1999, 08:16 PM   #36
olazul
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All,
Sorry if I am beating a dead horse but I just ran across a recent review of all reported cases of transmission of infectious disease through CPR. The entire article can be found at www.acponline.org/journals/annals/15nov98/infeccpr.htm

The bottom line only 15 cases of transmission of disease by CPR in the last 30yrs. Only a couple of cases were fatal.

Only exception is if you are pregnant you should not perform mouth to mouth because you could contract a normally benign virus(CMV) which is really bad for the fetus.

Olazul

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