Dramatic Changes in New CPR Guidelines will Simplify Lifesaving Measures

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New emergency care guidelines include dramatic changes to CPR and emphasis on chest compressions, according to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, co-author of the 2005 Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

The most significant change to CPR is to the ratio of chest compressions to rescue breaths

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