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Only a few decades ago, sudden cardiac arrest was a death sentence. Today, a victim of sudden cardiac arrest is saved roughly once every six hours in Sweden, reveals a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University ...
Cardiology Nov 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—People whose hearts stop abruptly are only half as likely to be given bystander-initiated CPR in poor black neighborhoods as they are in higher-income white areas, a new study indicates.
Other Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Targeting CPR education in high-risk neighborhoods could increase the number of bystanders giving CPR and decrease deaths from cardiac arrest, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published in ...
Cardiology Feb 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Black cardiac arrest victims who are stricken outside hospitals are less likely to receive bystander CPR and defibrillation on the scene than white patients, according to research that will be presented by a research team ...
Cardiology May 12, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0