Fast Facts from the American Heart Association:
- 350,000 people die every year from cardiac arrests that occur outside of a hospital.
- CPR can double or triple the chance of survival if performed immediately.
- For every one minute a person goes without CPR, their chance of survival decreases by 10%
- Reasons bystanders don’t act:
- Lack of CPR training
- Lack of confidence
- Concern about causing additional injury to a patient