More Cardiac Arrest Victims Could Survive with Dispatcher CPR Instruction, Rescue Breaths for Children

11/08/17
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EurekaAlert, AHA News Release, Nov. 7, 2017

"The 2017 Focused Updates validate what we already know about performing CPR and offer a scientific basis for optimizing CPR quality to save more lives," said Karl Kern, M.D., chair of the Association's Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee and professor of medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson's Sarver Heart Center. "It's critically important to translate new science to bedside care as quickly as possible, especially as the amount of scientific research available is growing rapidly."