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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  • Learn how to save a life during CPR Day Miami - The Miami Times August 30, 2014
    Learn how to save a life during CPR Day MiamiThe Miami TimesCPR is a simple lifesaving skill that just hasn't caught on like it should. With 70 percent of Americans lacking the knowledge to perform CPR, Jackson Health System, the University of Miami, and Miami-Dade County Public Schools, in collaboration with ... […]
  • Piqua woman saves husband with CPR - Sidney Daily News (subscription) August 30, 2014
    Piqua woman saves husband with CPRSidney Daily News (subscription)Amazingly, Joan remembered her CPR training and said she could immediately visualize her instructor from decades before, going over the steps to help save a life. She called 911 and began CPR immediately, with the 911 operator walking her through the ... […]
  • Mom pushing for legislation to require CPR training in schools - MyFoxOrlando.com August 30, 2014
    Mom pushing for legislation to require CPR training in schoolsMyFoxOrlando.comShe and her husband founded the local organization Saving Young Hearts after Sean died, and now they're teaming up with the much larger American Heart Association and lobbying hard in Florida for CPR legislation in honor of their son. But so far, it's ... […]
  • Trenton works to comply with CPR class requirements - The Trentonian August 29, 2014
    Trenton works to comply with CPR class requirementsThe TrentonianTRENTON — Beginning Sept. 1, a new state law takes effect requiring all high school students to successfully complete a Cardiopulmonary resuscitation-CPR course in order to graduate. In addition to physical education and drivers ed, students will now ... […]
  • State should train pupils in CPR: Editorial - Orlando Sentinel August 29, 2014
    State should train pupils in CPR: EditorialOrlando SentinelPerhaps cost was a hurdle. However, David Francis, AHA's Florida governmental relations director, says that for $599, schools can acquire a CPR in Schools kit, which includes everything in one bag needed to teach CPR — 10 reusable manikins, a DVD, ... […]