A new study has found that for people who suffer cardiac arrest – in which the heart stops beating – were less likely to die in subsequent years when bystanders performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation using chest compressions only, a new study found.

In 2008 the AHA said compression-only CPR was an option for bystanders who aren’t trained or who aren’t confident in their ability to perform the compressions combined with rescue breathing.

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