Raise the Bar on CPR, Heart Group Says

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Improved CPR instruction would increase the number of people who survive cardiac arrest. So says a new American Heart Association statement. Shortcomings in training reduce the effectiveness of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The heart association has outlined ways to improve instruction. “Poor CPR quality is preventable. Educational activities are not…

Don't Count on an American to Do CPR

FRIDAY, Feb. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If someone collapsed in front of you, could you perform CPR? If you answered no, you’re hardly alone. Just over half of Americans know how to perform the emergency procedure. And even fewer know the recommended hands-only technique for bystanders, a new Cleveland Clinic survey reveals. The survey…