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3 factors that impact CPR survival rates

When done correctly, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, has the potential to save lives. This technique is used in medical emergencies such as cardiac arrest to maintain the flow of oxygen-rich blood to the brain and throughout the rest of the body. CPR is often performed leading up to emergency medical services’ arrival and until a normal heart rhythm is restored.
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ThedaCare's new fund helps raise money for Ukrainian refugees

NEENAH (WLUK) -- ThedaCare is making a difference for Ukrainian refugees. The health care provider created a special Ukrainian Medical and Humanitarian Care Fund. All of the funds raised will be given to International Medical Corps (IMC), a global, non-profit, humanitarian aid organization that provides emergency medical services and health care training and development programs to those affected by disaster, disease or conflict.
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Bystander CPR on kids differs by race and ethnicity

Black and Hispanic children are less likely to receive bystander CPR than white children, according to a new study. The research, published Monday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, focused on settings outside a hospital, before emergency medical services arrive to help. Past studies show racial disparities in adult out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, but less was known about how children 17 and under fare.
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