Emergency Care

Sharpening your focus

The LUCAS chest compression system frees providers from labor-intensive manual CPR while providing consistent, high quality CPR. This allows providers to focus on other aspects of resuscitation care.

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The contribution of mechanical chest compression systems to CPR

The purpose of this retrospective study is to demonstrate the superiority of mechanical chest compression systems with regard to the duration of compressions during a resuscitation event by comparing the ratios of compressions duration and the total cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) time. Read more. 

LUCAS bibliography summary

The LUCAS chest compression system has been widely studied in various clinical settings (over 200 publications). Download the selected bibliography.

LINC randomized trial and what it means for LUCAS

The large, randomized LINC trial provides the highest level of evidence that the LUCAS device can be routinely used to treat prehospital cardiac arrest patients with good survival rates and neurological outcomes. Read more.

Levy study on LUCAS application during high-performance CPR

The key takeaway of this study is that with a well-defined approach, it is possible to apply the LUCAS device with minimal interruptions to CPR, and with interruptions of less than 10 seconds and even as short as 7 seconds. Read more.

LUCAS performance evaluation

This performance evaluation is a suggested basic assessment of a trainee’s ability to operate the LUCAS chest compression system. Read more.

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