Study: Chest compression CPR best for heart attack survival

12/11/2012 | MedPage Today (free registration)

When bystanders use chest compression-only CPR and a defibrillator, cardiac arrest patients had a better chance of surviving at least a month with good brain function, Japanese researchers said. The study in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association noted that for children, conventional CPR with rescue breathing is still best because their cardiac arrests are less likely to have cardiac origins.

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