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What does CCC stand for?

CCC stands for Continuous Chest Compression (type of CPR)

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But research has shown that continuous chest compressions at 110-120 beats per minute - the same rate as Stayin' Alive or even Nellie the Elephant - are more effective than trying to do CPR with a poor breath technique.
Continuous chest compressions was an ongoing emphasis, with the precordial thump now advised only to be undertaken with monitored in-hospital cardiac arrest.
WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Articles published today in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) cite a pair of studies on Compression-Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), sometimes called continuous chest compressions, Hands-Only CPR, or cardio cerebral resuscitation (CCR).
In real-world situations, rescue personnel can't maintain continuous chest compressions when they are, for example, carrying a patient down a stairway on a stretcher, or carrying a patient across a lawn to a waiting ambulance.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instructions that are given over the telephone by emergency dispatchers to lay rescuers should focus primarily on continuous chest compressions instead of the traditional ABC's (airway, breathing, circulation), according to Dr.