Thursday, December 20, 2012

Forget mouth-to-mouth: Giving chest pumps alone saves MORE heart attack victims and reduces risk of brain damage | Mail Online

Forget mouth-to-mouth: Giving chest pumps alone saves MORE heart attack victims and reduces risk of brain damage | Mail Online: "Forget mouth-to-mouth: Giving chest pumps alone saves MORE heart attack victims and reduces risk of brain damage
A month after cardiac arrest, 46% of patients who had only chest compressions were still alive, compared to 40% who got traditional CPR
Japanese researchers say not only is hands-only CPR is more effective, it's easier to learn and more comfortable to perform on a stranger
By EMILY PAYNE

PUBLISHED: 12:28 EST, 12 December 2012 | UPDATED: 16:41 EST, 12 December 2012"

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