Mar 13, 2013 — Researchers in France and the U.S. say watching a resuscitation attempt doesn't have lingering bad effects on relatives — it can actually be beneficial for them. But a researcher says there will be pushback on the practice from U.S. medical personnel because of their fear of being sued.
May 25, 2012 — Your chances of surviving a sudden heart attack may depend on where you live, in part because of the 911 dispatcher. If a dispatcher gives CPR instructions over the phone, the rate of survival goes up. There's now a push to make it universal, but some cities are slow to implement the necessary training.
Nov 3, 2011 — Listening to the right song helps paramedics give CPR at the right rate. But don't install a jukebox in the ambulance just yet. Musical accompaniment may lead people to press incorrectly even when they press often enough.