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Michael Jackson CPR Mystery Unfolds

6/27/2009 11:37 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael JacksonOne question investigators will have for Michael Jackson's personal physician: Did he botch early CPR efforts on the King of Pop?

On the 911 tape obtained by TMZ, one of Jackson's staffers tells the dispatcher that Jackson is "on the bed" and that a "doctor is here." The doctor is Dr. Conrad Murray.

Several EMTs tell us it's odd that a veteran cardiologist like Murray would attempt CPR while Jackson was on a bed.

Common CPR practices call for the patient to be on a hard surface -- because it is difficult to compress the chest on a soft surface. The 911 operator told the staffer to "get him on the floor."

Cops have yet to officially interview Dr. Murray, but this will almost certainly come up.

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76.

The REAL DEAL    

You can perform CPR on a DEAD person all you want - when you have been dead for awhile - your not going to be revived. At this time, there is absolutly NO INFORMATION that give the time he was discovered to be not breathing and unconscious, the time CPR was performed and the time the call was made. He was probably dead for hours before anyone noticed - just like HEATH LEDGER. Despite probably administering the drugs that killed him, the doctor knew what was up and the fact is MICHAEL JACKSON WAS A DRUG ADDICT WHO WOULD FIND ANY DOCTOR TO GIVE HIM WHAT HE WANTED AND HAS DONE SO FOR YEARS.

1841 days ago
77.

mishida    

WAIT! why were they in the bedroom at 11:30am..Michael gets up early! and I thought Michael was supposed to be rehearsing at the time? So this happened alot earlier then even 11:30am...Some sources say he was not just dead but already cold when the paramedics got there!

1841 days ago
78.

Linny    

The doctor, Conrad Murray, is at fault; he showed his guilt when he ran away from authorities after Michael Jackson died. Dr. Murray was nothing but a glorified drug dealer -- as a cardiologist, he should certainly know how to do CPR and phone for help immediately. Murray was more concerned about himself than about Michael's health. Michael needed help from the likes of Deepak Chopra and Dr. Drew Pinski - they could have saved his life.

1841 days ago
79.

decompressu    

I smell a rat!! This doctor went AWOL also.

1841 days ago
80.

Carly    

LOL This has become hilarious everyone claiming the doctor killed MJ. LOL

Ya right, the doctor is performing CPA on a dead guy to kill him. LOL

The doctor wanted to kill the man who upped his pay grade. LOL ya right

:rolleyes:

1841 days ago
81.

Oh Please    

50centdoll:

You have a 50% education too. I could not even read your post because of your illiteracy. Wow, stupid comments come from stupid people.

1841 days ago
82.

Agnes    

THIS IS WHY I NEVER GO TO THE DOCTOR...E--V--E---R... doctors.... such a joke!!! THIS MAN IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEATH OF MICHAEL JACKSON AND I HOPE HE ROTS IN HELL.

1841 days ago
83.

Carole    

Lee.........CPA is a Certified Public Accountant...............CPR is hopefully what was being performed. I don't think the "doctor" had any intent to kill MJ......he accidently OD'd him, and then obviously didn't know what to do.

1841 days ago
84.

KristieP    

CPA? Do you mean CPR? Who looks silly now?

1841 days ago
85.

Carly    

LOL This has become hilarious everyone claiming the doctor killed MJ. LOL

Ya right, the doctor is performing CPR on a dead guy to kill him. LOL

The doctor wanted to kill the man who upped his pay grade. LOL ya right

:rolleyes:

1841 days ago
86.

Della    

I'm sure this question has been asked and answered, but since I am just posting and it's my first posting, I'm going to ask anyway. If Michael Jackson was given a Demerol injection at 11:30 am, and he began to becom distressed, why were the paramedics not called until 12:30pm? And why didn't the gentlman on the 911 tape not identify the person in distress? Also, it seemed like he had just walked into the room. Was Michael already dead? Had the doctor already done him in? Then tried to revive him with lidocaine? When all these efforts failed, called this gentlman into the room, then called 911? Seems by then it was already too late.

1841 days ago
87.

Cammie    

After what has occurred in recent memory, D. Rowe must regret that she ever agreed to bring life into this world so (they) could be raised by a supposed "father" who had a known peculiar (most likely a pediophile) relationship with young males and who could not have been fully present or fully conscious in the presence of these children who needed a parent's complete devotion on a multitude of levels to grow-up psychologically and morally healthy adults. Solid parents are not full-time playmates but guidance counselors to their children. There is no getting around the fact these children are long-term damaged (as they look emotionally hollow in the few photographs that are available) with having worn veils for so many years and being in the presence of Michael Jackson, a music genius and tormented soul. Even if D. Rowe wanted to step forward right now as the biological mother, she knows she would be up against the black mafia who are a part of the Black Nation of Islam and who surround Michael Jackson's family. As they desperately attempt to keep the secrets of their youngest son locked away to restore his "legacy", there will be people who are willing to be paid for the information. They can keep those children behind veils and prison walls the rest of their young lives but the truth can no longer be swept under the rug or threated by the mafioso blacks in the technological age where secrets can no longer be contained. People...stop spending your hardearned monies on the art of morally-bankrupt and drug-addicted people. They are not God and not even small "g" gods...they are flesh and blood choosing very destructive soul activities. You are used as pawns to support the lavish lifestyles at the expense of your own monetary success and that of your family's.

1841 days ago
88.

Carole    

NitaNY...........Your questions all make perfect sense and I think you are correct in asking them. Lidocaine is a cardiac drug, but it is only used after a heart rate has been re-established. As far as identification of MJ on the phone....I don't know. I would hope that it wouldn't have made any difference in the response. John Q Public deserves the same treatment as Michael Jackson could expect.

1841 days ago
89.

erdoc    

I have performed and taught CPR for 20 yrs as an ER doc. Do not assume a cardiologist knows CPR. They are some of the worst I taught. Basics...... Call 911, get him on the floor for best compressions and get a defibrillator. That was his only chance. Period.
PS Carmen, that was harsh. Doc's and nurses need each other.

1841 days ago
90.

Della    

Carole,

You are right. It just all seems so surreal didn't it? Everything tells me that whatever happened, took place a lot earlier than 11:30 am. I mean by the time the world got the news, he was already dead. TMZ was the first site that I saw had broke the news that he had died. The mainstream news took at least another hour to an hour and a half to release that information. I mean, I realize that they were probably waiting on the rest of his family to arrive at the hospital and didn't want them to hear it over the radio or the internet.
I just think that when the truth comes out, something horrible went wrong that day.

And to you Mary, Michael's children look very well adjusted. Anyone knows that being in the public eye as he was, a parent would do anything to shield their children from cameras and the prying paparazzi. Pedophiles don't change their spots. That would mean, Michael would probably abuse his own children from your comments. I doubt that. Michael, who from the age of 5, has been performing. He never had a childhood. What a man-child he was. Abused by his father, probably took drugs to medicate the pain. I say this about medicating the pain only because I'm a recovering addict who took drugs to medicate the pain, so I understand. Michael was acquitted. The black mafia?

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