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  • Writer's pictureDr. Steven Horwitz

Add Breathing for Young Kids!

"To administer CPR to adults and teenagers, the American Heart Association recommends that a bystander use chest compressions — pushing hard and fast on the center of the chest — rather than the combination of chest compressions and mouth-to-mouth breathing health care professionals and those who have been trained might perform. In adults, heart attacks are a common cause of cardiac arrest outside a hospital setting.

But when a child suddenly goes into cardiac arrest, it’s often because of a breathing problem."

Read more here.

Access the study paper here.

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