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NEWS From the American Heart Association

NEWS From the American Heart Association NEWS From the American Heart Association • A chest compression rate of 80 to 100 per New Standards for CPR minute. Announced by Heart , Red Cross • Initial ventilations of two slow, full breaths Revised guidelines for teaching and applying of 1 to 1.5 seconds each. cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) were an- • A recommendation that two-person CPR in- nounced by the American Heart Association and struction be given to professional rescuers only. the American Red Cross in the June 6 issue of The • A recommendation that adolescents be giv- Journal of the American Medical Association. en the same rights as adults in determining the The changes are the outgrowth of a conference level of emergency care they receive. held in Dallas in 1985 that was cosponsored by The recommendations of the conferees were the AHA and the ARC, the American College of based on clinical experience and scientific data Cardiology, and the National Heart, Lung, and relating to safety, efficacy, ease of training, and Blood Institute. William H. Montgomery, MD, sequencing into other procedures. of Honolulu, chaired the meeting, which was at- The AHA and the American Red Cross certify tended by 300 physicians, emergency care ex- http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Arteriosclerosis Wolters Kluwer Health

NEWS From the American Heart Association

Arteriosclerosis , Volume 6 (5) – Sep 1, 1986

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© 1986 by American Heart Association, Inc.
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0276-5047

Abstract

NEWS From the American Heart Association • A chest compression rate of 80 to 100 per New Standards for CPR minute. Announced by Heart , Red Cross • Initial ventilations of two slow, full breaths Revised guidelines for teaching and applying of 1 to 1.5 seconds each. cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) were an- • A recommendation that two-person CPR in- nounced by the American Heart Association and struction be given to professional rescuers only. the American Red Cross in the June 6 issue of The • A recommendation that adolescents be giv- Journal of the American Medical Association. en the same rights as adults in determining the The changes are the outgrowth of a conference level of emergency care they receive. held in Dallas in 1985 that was cosponsored by The recommendations of the conferees were the AHA and the ARC, the American College of based on clinical experience and scientific data Cardiology, and the National Heart, Lung, and relating to safety, efficacy, ease of training, and Blood Institute. William H. Montgomery, MD, sequencing into other procedures. of Honolulu, chaired the meeting, which was at- The AHA and the American Red Cross certify tended by 300 physicians, emergency care ex-

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ArteriosclerosisWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Sep 1, 1986

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