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The baby had stopped breathing, so Tsela took out the cardiopulmonary resuscitation instructional card he received during embassy training and began administering assisted breathing.
The parents, Moe Maraachli and Sana Nader, did not accept Canadian doctors' plan to take the child off assisted breathing and a feeding tube and allow him to die.
Also, when assisted breathing is provided, dispatchers spend a significant amount of time trying to instruct inexperienced people on the right way to position the head and pinch the nose before breathing into the victim's mouth, thus delaying the all-important chest compressions.
Saturday night, she was in the pediatric intensive care unit with a restored pulse, but with assisted breathing, he said.
But videotaped studies of standard CPR document that laypeople spend most of their time doing the assisted breathing component, not compressing the chest.