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Outcomes Research
Houston Methodist researchers collaborate with the American Heart Association to train Houstonians on bystander cardio pulmonary resuscitation
Every year over 356,000 people in the United States suffer from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA)
Most OCHA occur
At home
In public
Each minute without CPR decreases the chance of survival by
7 to 10%
Survival often depends on whether a bystander initiates CPR
Bystander CPR increased survival to hospital admission by 4.7%
Lower rates of bystander CPR linked to lower rates of layperson CPR training
5-year SAL program trained 2,792 people in
Infant CPR
Choking relief
AED awareness
Participants learned CPR in under 30 min
Assessments showed 51% increase in the proportion of respondents who could correctly identify the steps for Hands-only CPR
OHCA: Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest
CPR: Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
SAL: Save A Life
AED: Automated External Defibrillator
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Abanti Chattopadhyay, PhD, Month 2022
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