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Heart Association Issues Simplified CPR Guidelines

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Heart Association Issues Simplified CPR Guidelines

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Heart Association Issues Simplified CPR Guidelines

Heart Association Issues Simplified CPR Guidelines

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The American Heart Association has simplified its guidelines for administering cardiac-pulmonary resuscitation. CPR involves a combination of chest compressions and mouth-to-mouth breathing. Now, the Heart Association says, more chest compression is better. Dr. Bob O'Connor, vice chairman of the AHA's emergency cardio-vascular care program, explains the changes.