Community Programmes, KIDS SAVE LIVES, World Restart a Heart and Other Campaigns to Increase Survival After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

N. Rott, A. Lockey, F. Semeraro, B. W. Bottiger
2020 Obŝaâ Reanimatologiâ  
Sudden out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is the third leading cause of death in industrialized nations.While educating lay bystanders in CPR is clearly the most important way to increase survival in this third leading cause of death and the community programs are helpful, it is less easy to reach the entire population if programs are not obligatory. Therefore experts see the need for obligatory inclusion of CPR education in schools. And this is exactly our clear expectation to all
more » ... on to all politicians involved in health care and school politics worldwide. Until this is reality in all countries, we invite everyone to help to convince the responsible politicians and to take part in campaigns like KIDS SAVE LIVES and WRAH.
doi:10.15360/1813-9779-2020-5-8-12 fatcat:jl65iuaybzf4fgg63575di6hma