Hold that Breath: Compression-Only CPR Sometimes Better

Imagine for a moment, you and your friend are having dinner in a small restaurant and suddenly your friend stops breathing and collapses on the floor. You yell out for someone to call '911.' But then what? Precious seconds, even minutes might be wasted while you're waiting for emergency medical services (EMS) to arrive. And for many it may mean the difference between life and death. According to the American Heart Association, providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) – a combination of...Full Story
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