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Not enough is being done to cut risk of death after cardiac arrest, says expert group

A group of cardiac experts and campaigners on the Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest steering group says that not enough is being done to cut the number of people who die following cardiac arrests

A group of cardiac experts and campaigners on the Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest steering group says that not enough is being done to cut the number of people who die following cardiac arrests

How much is being done to cut the number of people who die after cardiac arrests in public places? Not enough, says a group of cardiac experts and campaigners on the Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) steering group.

The group – endorsed by 20 organisations including the British Cardiovascular Society, the RCN and the Resuscitation Council – has produced a report, Resuscitation to Recovery , which describes 11 ideas as part of a strategy for tackling the issue.

The report says that paramedics attempt

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