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2013-02-26 10:25:57

Targeting CPR education in high-risk neighborhoods could increase the number of bystanders giving CPR and decrease deaths from cardiac arrest.

CPR Survival More Likely In Wealthy White Neighborhoods
2012-10-25 11:35:24

People who suffer cardiac arrest in poorer, predominantly black neighborhoods are half as likely to receive CPR from a bystander as those in richer, mostly white neighborhoods.

2010-06-01 13:56:19

New study reveals strategy for reversing stagnant survival rates.

2009-06-30 16:09:00

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Study highlights: Cardiac arrest patients may not be getting the best care by EMS personnel due to a number of external factors. EMS should have adequate time in the field to give high-quality CPR and other resuscitation efforts before transporting cardiac arrest patients. EMS should follow national guidelines for transporting cardiac arrest patients and determining when to end unsuccessful resuscitation efforts. DALLAS, June 30...

2008-09-23 18:00:00

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Kara Gavin, kegavin@umich.edu, or Krista Hopson, khopson@umich.edu, +1-734-764-2220, both of University of Michigan Health System Simple guideline can identify which patients should be brought to hospitals when emergency efforts to revive them aren't working ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept.


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