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CPR taught in the Classroom can help Triple Cardiac-Arrest Survival Rate

by Paul -

Denmark has made CPR one of their top priorities, and today people there are three times more likely to survive a cardiac arrest than a decade ago.¬† Let’s take a look at some numbers for comparison: In 2001: Bystander CPR on Cardiac Arrest Victims: 22% Cardiac Arrest Victims who arrive at a Hospital Alive: 8% Patients alive after 30 days: …

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Cardiac Arrest in HS students: It’s more real than you think

by Katrina -

I read this article the other day when doing some research. And I couldn’t believe what I read. “Once thought to be exceedingly rare, sudden cardiac death is far more prevalent among young athletes than previously believed, recent research has shown. In a policy statement published in the journal Pediatrics last month, the American Academy of Pediatrics estimated that¬†2,000 people …