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Why cardiac arrest happens

According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, 35,000 to 45,000 people die of sudden cardiac arrest each year with a frequency of roughly 1 per 1000 people 35 years of age or older per year. Sadly, the survival rate of victims of sudden cardiac arrest (outside of a hospital) is approximately 5 percent....

Why CPR Breaths Still Matter

Why CPR Breaths Still Matter Life-saving training is always being improved. As we study and research different methods of saving lives, we update life-saving skills to become more efficient - skills such as CPR! CPR breaths is a common topic of conversation, and it is often debated whether rescue breaths are actually needed.   Why...