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Cardiac arrest sufferers in Heart Safe Communities more likely to receive bystander CPR and AED

23:47 EDT 21 Aug 2017 | News-Medical.net

Allina Health researchers say individuals in Heart Safe Communities who suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA) are four times more likely to receive chest compressions (CPR) and twice as likely to have automated external defibrillators (AEDs) placed by bystanders and first responders before EMS personnel arrive, according to a Minnesota study published in the August issue of the journal, Resuscitation.

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