Toddler Revived After 101 Minutes of CPR

Toddler Revived After 101 Minutes of CPR

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“In a survival story his doctors call extraordinary, a 22-month-old Pennsylvania boy whose lifeless body was pulled from an icy creek was revived after an hour and 41 minutes of CPR and has suffered virtually no lingering effects,” report the AP.

Knowing that the boy’s body temperature was 77 degrees when he arrived at the emergency room—more than 20 degrees below normal — doctors ordered CPR to continue while the team slowly warmed his body.

Not only did the emergency room team finally detect a pulse, they watched the boy over the next hours to make a full recovery,

(READ the AP story in Yahoo News) – Family photo by Rose Martin

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