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. Chest compressions plus rescue breathing is the norm for trained first responders, but in 2010 the recommendation for bystanders switched to chest compressions only regardless of whether they were assisted by emergency dispatchers.

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