Heart Health
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The American Heart Association updated their guidelines for giving CPR in 2010.

Statistics
  • Every three days, more Americans die from sudden cardiac arrest than the number who died in the 9-11 attacks.
What You Can Do
  • Learn the Mayo Clinic's updated guidelines for giving CPR by visiting: 
    http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-cpr/FA00061 

  • Learn Sarver Heart Centerís Continuous Chest Compression CPR
    More Information: Katie Maass, (520) 626-4083, kmaass@shc.arizona.edu

    Watch this short video.  Sarver Heart Centerís newest video makes it easy to learn Continuous Chest Compression CPR. Every three days, more Americans die from sudden cardiac arrest than the number who died in the 9-11 attacks. You can lessen this recurring loss by learning this hands-only CPR method that doubles a personís chance of surviving cardiac arrest.  Watch physician researchers Gordon A. Ewy, MD, and Karl Kern, MD, demonstrate the easy, life-saving method that they developed at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.     http://ahsc.arizona.edu/node/730

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