Study: CPR and AED boost cardiac-arrest survival rate over CPR alone

Patients treated with a combination of an automated external defibrillator and cardiopulmonary resuscitation have a 36% survival rate from out-of-hospital cardiac arrests compared with 9% for those who got CPR alone, according to a study conducted in Canada and the U.S. The results suggest that communities should have access to more AEDs, one researcher said.

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