Changing EMS dispatcher CPR instructions to 400 compressions before mouth-to-mouth improved bystander CPR rates

Janet Bray, Conor Deasy, Jamie Walsh, Andrew Bacon, Alexander Currell, Karen Smith

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To examine the impact of changing dispatcher CPR instructions (400 compressions: 2 breaths, followed by 100:2 ratio) on rates of bystander CPR and survival in adults with presumed cardiac out-of-hospital arrest (OHCA) in Melbourne, Australia.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1393 - 1398
Number of pages6
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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