A study published in the Jan. 18 Lancet medical journal shows CPR performed with two experimental devices can increase survival after an out-of-hospital cardiac event by 53 percent. Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak was one of 29 hospitals and 43 EMS agencies in seven U.S. locations that participated in the study.
New guidelines out Monday switch up the steps for CPR, telling rescuers to start with hard, fast chest presses before giving mouth-to-mouth.
When someone has a sudden heart attack, is it better to begin chest compressions first or start by using a defibrillator? Click to read what researchers say.
New research shows that more bystanders are willing to attempt CPR if an emergency dispatcher gives them firm and direct instructions — especially if they can just press on the chest and skip the mouth-to-mouth. […]
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