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2009-07-31 07:54:17

Nine-year-olds can and should learn CPR. A study of 147 schoolchildren, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care, has shown that, although the smallest may lack the requisite strength, the knowledge of how to perform basic life support is well retained by young children.Fritz Sterz, from the Medical University of Vienna, Austria, led a team of researchers who studied children who had received six hours of life support training. Upon examination four months after the...

2009-07-30 19:00:00

Nine-year-old children can and should learn how to perform CPR, a study of 147 Austrian schoolchildren indicates. After a four-month study of children who received six hours of life-support training, Fritz Sterz of the Medical University of Vienna found 86 percent performed CPR correctly, the university said in a news release Thursday. The usefulness of CPR training in schools has been questioned since young students may not have the physical and cognitive skills needed to perform such...


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