FTA: He would have done this even though studies have found that only about 1 to 3 percent of people found in her condition can be resuscitated.
Unfortunately, because of those long odds, many emergency service organizations had already been forgoing CPR before the COVID crisis. I say this, even as my wife once beat those odds.. Even when patients can be resuscitated, they are also likely to have serious medical issues and little quality of life for the rest of their lives. So the philosophy of not doing CPR, especially now that it presents quite a level of personal risk, is often understandable.