Chest Compression Alone Is A Lifesaver

July 29, 2010 Updated Jul 29, 2010 at 8:37 PM EDT

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July 29, 2010 Updated Jul 29, 2010 at 8:37 PM EDT

New guidelines are making it easier to perform CPR. The American Heart Association says there's new evidence that chest compressions alone can save lives.
The AHA is now recommending that bystanders who are not properly trained in CPR should perform chest compressions, but not rescue breathing, in the event of an emergency.

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