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Children need conventional CPR; black and Hispanic children more likely to get Hands-Only method

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

NEW ORLEANS — Children benefit more from conventional CPR that includes rescue breath, but black and Hispanic children are more likely to receive the compressions-only method, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016.

Using a large national registry in the United States, Philadelphia […]

CPR with rescue breaths as good as, possibly better than, compression-only CPR

BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Editor’s note: This is one in a 10-part series of the top medical research advances as determined by American Heart Association volunteer and staff leaders.

In the largest study of its kind to date, researchers reported that cardiac arrest victims fare better when first responders and […]

December 18th, 2015|Categories: CPR, Research|Tags: , , |3 Comments