Deaths from cardiac arrest are misclassified, overestimated

(University of California – San Francisco) Forty percent of deaths attributed to cardiac arrest are not sudden or unexpected, and nearly half of the remainder are not arrhythmic — the only situation in which CPR and defibrillators are effective — according to an analysis by researchers at UC San Francisco and the City and County of San Francisco Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

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