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Racial make-up of neighborhood impacts care and outcomes in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients

16:40 EDT 30 Aug 2017 | News-Medical.net

Individuals who experienced an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in neighborhoods with higher percentages of black residents had lower rates of bystander CPR and defibrillator use and were less likely to survive compared to patients who experienced an OHCA in predominantly white neighborhoods, according to a study published by JAMA Cardiology.

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