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New CPR Guidelines Stress More Reps

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New CPR Guidelines Stress More Reps

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New CPR Guidelines Stress More Reps

New CPR Guidelines Stress More Reps

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The American Heart Association issues new CPR guidelines for the first time in five years. The new recommendations stress more chest pumping, less mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, and generally making it easier for bystanders to help in an emergency.

Guest:

Mary Fran Hazinski, emergency critical care nurse and senior science editor of the American Heart Association; editor for newly released 2005 CPR Guidelines