Studies show that bystander-administered CPR can improve outcomes for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest but only 32% of cardiac arrest victims get CPR from a bystander. What can the industry do to improve bystander knowledge/training and improve access to AEDs where needed?
Category: Ambulance & EMS
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