|MadSci Network: Medicine|
on television shows and movies they show the person who is revived by artificial respiration always "comes to" coughing, whether they have been in a near drowning or not. wouldn't that person be more likely to sharply inhale, rather than cough and sputter? Is that just a more dramatic way to illustrate the person's revival, or do they actually do that (cough,etc.)?
Re: when a person's heart and breathing have stopped and are restarted ...
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