16 March 2007

Now, It's Just "CR"

More people who have heart attacks survive longer when life savers leave out the "P" in "CPR."

A new Japanese study confirms that it is more effective to do chest compressions alone -- without mouth-to-mouth resuscitation -- because a person's blood is oxygenated enough to last for several minutes.

This is good news for those people who may fear infectious disease -- and, thus, not want to volunteer to do CPR.

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