Study looks at importance of starting CPR right away, over the phone

Researchers at the University of Arizona have found that doing CPR over the phone can improve rates of survival for patients who are experiencing cardiac arrest. They looked at 911 calls
 
Dr. Vivek Goswami is a clinical cardiologist at Heart Hospital of Austin. He says starting CPR right away, even before first responders arrive, is critical and can save lives. 
 
Medical experts involved in the study say the researches stressed the need for 911 operators and emergency dispatchers to spot cases of cardiac arrest and help instruct bystanders in giving CPR. 
 
 
 
 
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