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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Legislators Introduce Hands-Only CPR School Requirement

ANNAPOLIS, Md. —State legislators in have introduced a law that will make learning hands-only CPR training a high school graduation requirement.

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is life-saving emergency procedure.

"Only 11 percent of people who have sudden cardiac arrest out of the hospital survive and survival is dependent upon somebody in the area who sees that person's arrest, who knows CPR and immediately initiates CPR until the paramedics come," said Michaeline Fedder with the American Heart Association.



Anonymous said...

Everyone needs a course in CPR! The life you save could be someone you love!

Anonymous said...

Can high schoolers stop texting long enough to save someone?