Published in Health and Medicine Week, May 19th, 2003
"Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) increases survival rates. The largest group of cardiac arrest patients are men over the age of 60 in the home, and the most probable potential CPR provider is an older woman who is not likely to have received CPR training.
"One method to increase the percentage of bystander-initiated CPR in this setting is for CPR instruction to be provided by nurse dispatchers via telephone," scientists writing in the journal Resuscitation report.
"Two male and 18 female volunteers with...
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