Tag Archives: Cardiac Arrest Survival
December 10, 2012
A new Japanese study shows that early compression-only CPR, without rescue breathing, kept more people alive with good brain function after they had a sudden cardiac arrest.
Survival rates of more than 40 percent were noted when cardiac arrests were observed, bystanders provided early compression-only CPR, and an electric shock was [...]
The busy holiday season kicked in and so did the threat of the holiday heart attack.
Comprehensive NIH study helps explain discrepancy in survival rates between cardiac arrests in public and at home
This article, originally published on The American Heart Assoc. website outlines the importance of continued chest compressions with fewer breaths.Â This further supports the option of “Hands Only CPR,”Â especially for the lay rescuer.
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