Continuous Chest Compression (CCC) 39% more effective than CPR at saving heart attack victims

Posted on September 23rd, 2010 Dan

University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center reports 14% survival rate for heart attack victims with traditional CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation uses a combination of breathing and chest compressions), increased to 23% survival rate using chest compressions alone at a rapid rate of 100 compressions per minute.  Note: Traditional CPR is still better for infants and drowning victims.


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