Cardiology

Bystander CPR less common in hispanic neighborhoods

(American Heart Association News)—Receiving CPR from a bystander can double the chance of surviving a cardiac arrest. But you're less likely to get this help—and less likely to survive—if your heart stops in a Hispanic ...

Cardiology

Bystanders can help more cardiac arrest victims survive

Only 8% of Americans survive cardiac arrest outside a hospital, but that percentage could increase significantly if bystanders recognize cardiac arrest and perform simple lifesaving tasks, a UVA Health physician says.

Cardiology

Bystander CPR rates rising, but survival chances worse for women

More people are stepping in to help give CPR when someone's heart stops, and first responders are intervening at higher levels—but survival rates are higher for men who have cardiac arrests than for women, a recent study ...

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