Death of Dr. James Jude

June 7, 1928 - July 28, 2015
Coral Gables, Florida | Age 87

Surgeon who helped pioneer key CPR technique dies at 87
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MIAMI (AP) — Dr. James Jude, one of the experts credited with pioneering life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation, has died. He was 87.

Peter Jude says his father died early Tuesday in Coral Gables after an extended illness. Jude says his father always wanted to help people, noting CPR has saved countless lives.

In the late 1950s, the doctor and two electrical engineers, William Kouwenhoven and Guy Knickerbocker, did research which led to their...

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