More deaths from cardiac arrest are seen in poor neighborhoods

06/2/2010 | HealthDay News

Poorer and less educated neighborhoods in the Atlanta area had higher rates of cardiac arrest deaths compared with other neighborhoods, according to a new study. "These findings have national public health indications. They show that it is time to change our thinking on how and where we conduct CPR training if we are ever going to change the dismal rate of survival from cardiac arrest," a study author said.

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