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February 5, 2013

Chinese man kept has been alive for five years with HOMEMADE ventilator that his family have to squeeze 18 times a MINUTE
http://www.chrisspivey.co.uk/?p=9234

"A Chinese man has been kept alive for the last five years thanks to a homemade ventilator that his family have to manually squeeze hundreds of times a day.

"Fu Xuepeng was 25 when he collided with a car while riding his motorbike to a supermarket.

"He was diagnosed with severe damage to his nervous system and has been paralysed from the neck down and unable to breathe unaided ever since.-By ANNA HODGEKISS

"Fu’s family all take it in turns to squeeze the resuscitator bag 18 times per minute. As a result of such tireless work, their hands have now been deformed by constantly squeezing the device. His parents, two sisters and brothers-in-law all take it in turns to squeeze the resuscitator bag 18 times per minute. Incredibly, if they stop for just three minutes Fu would die."--By ANNA HODGEKISS

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