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Local CPR study shows lives saved

A change in the way first responders deal with administering CPR to cardiac arrest patients has proven to save lives, according to a local study. The study, done by the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Truman Medical Center and published in Circulation magazine, changed the ratio of chest compressions to breaths given to someone suffering cardiac arrest. The ratio in the study of 50 chest compressions to every two breaths more than doubled the patient’s chance of survival.

 

Read the full article in the Wednesday Sun >>

 

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