CPR Statistics

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    CPR & Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Fact Sheet As of April 26, 2010 Sudden Cardiac Arrest • EMS treats nearly 300,000 victims of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest each year in the U.S. • Less than eight percent of people who suffer cardiac arrest outside the hospital survive. • Sudden cardiac arrest can happen to anyone at

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  • CPR helps revive 13-year-old pulled from Phoenix pool - Arizona Republic July 23, 2014
    CPR helps revive 13-year-old pulled from Phoenix poolArizona RepublicPeople in the area told firefighters that the girl was not breathing and did not have a pulse when they pulled her from the pool, Vanacore said. Bystanders began CPR on the girl, who was breathing on her own when fire crews arrived. Vanacore said the ...and more » […]
  • LPPD continues monthly CPR/First Aid training - News-Sun July 23, 2014
    LPPD continues monthly CPR/First Aid trainingNews-SunThe Lake Placid Police Department has trained hundreds of Highlands County residents in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as well as First Aid since classes were first offered in 2008, according to Police Chief James Fansler. New classes are held ...and more » […]
  • School districts work to comply with new law requiring CPR, AED training - Kane County Chronicle July 23, 2014
    School districts work to comply with new law requiring CPR, AED trainingKane County ChronicleLauren Laman died in 2008 during a St. Charles North High School drill team practice and a nearby AED was never used. Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a bill that would require high school students to learn how to use an AED and learn how to administer CPR ...and more » […]
  • Pet CPR/first aid training today - Port Townsend Leader July 23, 2014
    Pet CPR/first aid training todayPort Townsend LeaderThe Red Cross offers pet CPR/first aid training from 3 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 23 at 1919 Blaine St., Port Townsend. Learn how to be prepared for pet emergencies and the immediate care you can give an injured animal until it can be taken to a ... […]
  • Brothers invent CPR device to help bystanders - WABC-TV July 22, 2014
    Brothers invent CPR device to help bystandersWABC-TVTwo brothers in Westchester County have an invention that they hope will save thousands of lives. It helps bystanders better perform CPR. Outside of hospitals, CPR is successful only about 8% of the time, something they want to change. They're college ... […]